The Dell Rapids Quarrier football team picked up its first win on Friday, September 13th, over Tea Area 15-0. The Quarriers led recorded a safety with 7:25 to go in the first quarter, and that was the only scoring by either team in the first half. Dell Rapids led 2-0 at halftime. Code Nielsen added a touchdown for Dell Rapids on a 10-yard run with 10:21 to go in the third quarter to extend the lead 8-0. Brett Nichols scored the final touchdown of the game with 9:00 left in the game on a 36-year touchdown run in the win.
Dell Rapids out-gained the Titans 292-199 in total yards. The Quarriers had 275 yards of rushing and 17 passing yards. Riley Schmidt had 18 carries for 113 yards in the game. Nichols had 12 carries for 107 yards and a touchdown. Nielsen had 11 carries for 56 yards and a touchdown. Tanner Solberg went 3-12 passing for 17 yards and two interceptions. Nielsen had a catch for 12 yards, and Zach White had a catch for eight yards. Defensively for Dell Rapids, Nichols had six tackles in the game. Matthew DeNoon, Brock Reinhiller, and Tanner Ljunggren each had five tackles apiece.
Dell Rapids improves to 1-1 on the year. The Quarriers travel to Milbank on Friday, September 20th. The game will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.