On Thursday, September 20th, the Dell Rapids Quarriers swept the Flandreau Fliers in all three matches of the night. The varsity won three sets to one, by scores of 22-25, 27-25, 25-16, and 25-17. Morgan Hoglund contributed 18 points while collecting 21 digs on defense for the Quarriers. McKenzie Rinehart had 13 kills and 12 service points. Cassidy Wright had eight kills and three blocks. Margo Hegge added six kills and 13 digs defensively for Dell Rapids. Sarah Haak added eight points and Aleza Kirshenmann led the team with 20 set assists.
“A win is always good, but how we played is more important. I felt we had a better sustained effort on both sides of the net. We made some adjustments that helped the cause. It was a nice victory for the team,” added Coach Solberg, “everyone contributed which is great to see.”
The JV picked up a win two sets to none, 25-16 and 25-10. Leaders on the night included Jordan Stone, Maria Nagelhout, Shelby Wrage and Brittnay Welbig.
The C team split their match by the set scores of 23-25, 25-16. The third set was forfeited due to the five set playing rule. The offense was lead by Hannah Welbig and Mara Adams. Alexa DeVos and Kiah Schumacher was credited with anchoring a stellar defensive effort.