The Dell Rapids Quarriers have played a lot of volleyball over the last week, and they played in their second straight match in as many days on Tuesday, September 29th. Going back to Thursday, September 24th, this was the seventh match in less than week.
The Quarriers entertained the McCook Central/Montrose Cougars, and the Cougars won in straight sets by scores of 25-20, 25-21, and 25-19.
Dell Rapids, as they have done many times this season, got off to a fast start in the opening set. After the Cougars got the first point, the Quarriers scored six in a row for a 6-1 lead. Dell Rapids kept about a three point lead and led 10-7 early. The Cougars were able to take the lead 16-15 and pushed the lead to 19-15 on the way to the 25-20 victory.
The Quarriers scored the first two points of the second set, but McCook Central/Montrose scored nine straight points for a 9-2 lead. Dell Rapids was able to pull within two points at 23-21, but the Cougars scored the final two for the 25-21 win.
Dell Rapids got out to an early lead again in the third set at 8-4. The Quarriers pushed the lead to 14-7 and then to 16-8. The Cougars, however, scored 12 straight points for a 20-16 lead and went on to take the set 25-19 to win the match.
Kenzie Garry had 10 kills on the night. Emma Van Regenmorter had seven kills, and Kylee Fiddelke finished with six kills. Sophi Randall had 23 set assists. Van Regenmorter had seven blocks. Randall had five blocks, and Oliva Prasek and Fiddelke both had three blocks. Sam Price led the team with 15 digs. Fiddelke had 13 digs, and Mackenzie Apland had 10 digs.
Dell Rapids (2-11) will play at Lennox on Thursday, October 1st.