Tuesday, September 4th, the Quarriers swept West Central in all three matches. The varsity came back and defeated the Trojans 3 sets to 2, while the JV and C teams posted 2-1 and 2-0 wins respectively. In the varsity match, Dell Rapids won by the set scores of 27-25, 9-25, 17-25, 25-17 and 15-11. Morgan Hoglund had a stellar 18 digs. Sarah Haak chipped in 20 set assists and nine service points, and McKenzie Rinehart added nine points. Cassidy Wright and Madie Vietor smacked seven and six kills respectively.
The JV posted a 27-25, 24-26, and 15-10 win. Leaders on the night included Mikaela Stofferahn, Britnay Welbig and Maria Nagelhout. The C team won 25-18 and 25-15. Shelby Wrage, Mara Adams, Brittney Siemonsma led the C team offense while Brittany Siemonsma and Hannah Welbig anchored the defense.
On Thursday, September 6th, the volleyball teams went 1-2 against the Tea Titans. The varsity fell three sets to one. The C team picked up the only win, while the JV lost two sets to one.
The varsity came up short by the scores of 27-25, 12-25, 24-26, and 22-25. Madie Vietor and Cassidy Wright slammed nine and eight kills respectively. Margo Hegge and McKenzie Rinehart each chipped in five kills. Madie had four blocks for points and Sarah Haak contributed 21 set assists. Morgan Hoglund had an impressive 20 digs; McKenzie added 15 and Margo had 11. The Quarriers record stands at 4-3 overall and 0-2 in the Big Sioux Conference.
The JV lost 20-25, 25-22, and 8-15. Jordan Stone, Cheyenne Spielmann, Maria Naglehout, and Britnay Welbig led the offensive efforts. Karlie Leighton and Jessica Lambert anchored the defense.
The C team swatted away the Titans by the set scores of 25-6 and 25-10. Offensive standouts included Hannah Welbig and Shelby Wrage. Brittney Siemonsma, Kiah Schumacher, Sami Reider, and Krysten Williams were also credited for their offensive efforts.
Head coach Dale Solberg said, “We are excelling in many facets of the game, but are making too many unforced errors during critical parts of the matches. I really like how the girls play together, and we are only going to get better. The girls are really, really scrappy and fun to watch.”
The teams travel to Canton on Tuesday, September 11th and host the Tri-Valley Mustangs Thursday, September 13th. The match against Tri-Valley will be webcasted.