The Dell Rapids Quarrier boys JV team defeated the Elk Point/Jefferson JV by a score of 57-43. Leading the way for the Quarriers was Ty Hoglund with 20 points and Zane Schumaker with 11. Zach Schroeder also chipped in nine points for the Quarriers. Dell Rapids led at all quarter breaks.
In the first round of the Dell Rapids Invitational JV tournament over Christmas break, Dell Rapids defeated Madison 59-32. Leading the scorers for the Quarriers were Hoglund, Schumaker, and Cody Nielsen with 10, 10, and nine points respectively. Tanner Solberg had two three-pointers for the Quarriers.
In the second game of the Dells Invitational, Schumaker led all scorers with 12 points. Dell Rapids defeated Lennox 52-32. Also scoring for the Quarriers were Hoglund, Nielsen, and Riley Schmidt with 11, nine, and 10 points. Dell Rapids was 5-9 from the free throw line.
In the championship game of the tournament, Dell Rapids played SF Roosevelt and led 31-26. The Quarriers couldn’t hang on to a victory as the Roughriders rolled the second half and won 42-61. Ben Hammer had his best game of the season with 11 points and Schroeder was a great spark with eight points. Also scoring for the Quarriers were Hoglund with seven points, and Schmidt and Schumaker with five points each. The Quarriers were 4-9 from the free throw line in the game.
The freshmen boys basketball team played on the Friday before Christmas break and had a great game with the EPJ freshmen. Dell Rapids was defeated on a buzzer-beater to lose 28-30. Brett Mogen and Henry LaCoursiere were the sparks of the freshmen squad with eight points each. Mogen had hit a field goal with six seconds left in regulation to tie the game. However, the Huskies answered with their own magic to hit a shot as time expired.