After leading by just four points at 9-5 with a minute to play in the first quarter, Tri-Valley finished the quarter on a 6-3 run to lead 15-8. The Mustangs then outscored Dell Rapids 20-3 in the second quarter for a 35-11 halftime lead. Tri-Valley then outscored Dell Rapids 19-6 in the second half.
Two players finished in double figures. Tabor Teel had 22 points, eight rebounds, and two assists. Paige Jewett had 15 points. Steph Buchmann had seven points, and Kaitlyn Mohnen had five points, seven rebounds, and three steals.
Tri-Valley shot 39% (20-51) from the floor, 33% (9-27) from three-point area, and 50% (5-10) from the free-throw line. The Mustangs had 20 steals as a team.
Tri-Valley (7-7) will play Groton at the Dak-12/NEC Clash on Saturday, February 6th in Madison.