The Quarriers opened the tournament with a pool play match against Freeman. Freeman won the first set 27-25, but the Quarriers took the next two sets, 25-21 and 25-17, to win the match. Sophi Randall had nine kills, eight blocks, and 13 set assists. JoJo Henry finished with seven kills, four ace serves, three blocks, and four digs. Kylee Fiddelke and Kenzie Garry both had five kills. Riley Hill added 15 set assists, 13 digs, and four ace serves. Lauryn Kloth had eight blocks, Garry had seven, and Fiddelke had six blocks. Emma Molskness finished with six digs.
In their second match, Dell Rapids lost to Parkston in straight sets by scores of 25-17 and 25-19. Randall had seven kills, and Henry finished with four. Henry also had a team-high six blocks. Kloth finished with five, and Randall, Fiddelke, and Garry all had four blocks each. Fiddelke had a team-high eight digs, and Hill led the team with six set assists.
Sioux Valley then defeated the Quarriers in straight sets as well. The final scores were 25-23 and 25-22 in favor of the Cossacks. Kloth and Randall both had a team-high six kills. Henry had five kills, and Garry finished with four. Hill and Henry both had two ace serves. Randall finished with six blocks and four digs. Hill tallied seven digs, while Kloth had five. Hill also had a team-high 13 set assists, and Randall added 10.
The Quarriers then finished the day with a straight-set win over Great Plains Lutheran to finish seventh in the bracketed portion of the tournament. Dell Rapids won by set scores of 25-14 and 25-20. Randall had a team-high eight kills along with three ace serves and nine set assists. Henry had five ace serves. Hill led the team with 14 digs. Molskness and Henry both had five digs. Hill also had nine set assists.
Dell Rapids (10-8) will travel to McCook Central/Montrose on Tuesday, September 28th and then will host Lennox on Thursday, September 30th.