The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls basketball team took to the road on Tuesday, December 22nd, traveling to Garretson to take on the undefeated Blue Dragons. The Quarriers played tough and held Garretson to their lowest point total of the season, but the Blue Dragons came away with the 52-44 win.
Dell Rapids held Garretson to nine points in the first quarter and took a 12-9 lead into the second quarter. The Quarriers pushed their lead to seven points at 16-9, but Garretson outscored Dell Rapids 12-3 the remainder of the quarter for a 21-19 halftime lead.
The Blue Dragons were able to extend their lead to seven points late in the third quarter at 34-27, but Dell Rapids scored the final five points of the third quarter to pull within two at 34-32. Garretson, however, went on a 10-0 run to lead 44-32 with 3:00 to play in the game. The Blue Dragons would not lose the lead at that point.
Dell Rapids ended the night shooting 35% (18-51) from the field, 29% (4-14) from three-point area, and 33% (4-12) from the free-throw line. Garretson finished the night shooting 30% (19-63) from the field, 7% (1-15) from three-point area, and 52% (13-25) from the free-throw line. The Quarriers had 40 team rebounds while Garretson finished with 38 rebounds.
Mady Vanoverbeke led the Quarriers with 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Haileigh Barnhart had eight points and nine rebounds. Zoey Hilmoe also had eight points along with six rebounds. Jayme Schmidt had six points.
Dell Rapids (0-3) will travel to Flandreau on Tuesday, December 29th. The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.
The Dell Rapids Quarriers girls JV basketball team traveled to Garretson on Tuesday, December 22nd, to take on the Blue Dragons. The girls never found their rhythm resulting in a lopsided 18-42 loss.
- Kylee Fiddelke – 5 points, 3 rebounds
- Kennedy Krull – 5 points, 5 rebounds
- Liz Pric – 4 points, 7 rebounds
- Hanna Vanoverbeke – 2 points
- Miriam Pickared – 2 points