The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls basketball team traveled to Tea on Saturday, January 2nd for a make-up game against the fourth-ranked Tea Area Titans. It was a varsity-only game that was rescheduled from December 18th due to a power outage.
The Titans scored the first 10 points of the game and never trailed. Tea Area led 22-6 at the end of the first quarter, and then pushed the lead to 37-13 at halftime. Dell Rapids was outscored 20-5 in the third quarter as Tea finished the game with a 67-32 victory.
The Quarriers finished the game shooting 30% (11-37) from the field, 29% (4-14) from three-point area, and 35% (6-17) from the free-throw line. Dell Rapids had a total of 32 team rebounds and nine steals.
Mady Vanoverbeke had 14 points and four steals to lead the Quarriers. Liz Prize had five points. Maggie Schmidt added four points, and Kylee Fiddelke and Claire Wynja both had three points each. Haileigh Barnhart had a team-high six rebounds.
Dell Rapids (0-5) will travel to Salem to play the McCook Central/Montrose Fighting Cougars on Tuesday, January 5th.