The Dell Rapids Quarriers ground out a 20-0 win over the Milbank Bulldogs on Thursday, October 18th, in Milbank. Dell Rapids countered 30-40 mph winds and rain with a ground attack in the win, scoring a touchdown in each of the first three quarters. Lane LeBrun scored two rushing touchdowns, and Ryan Nichols had the other rushing touchdown for the Quarriers. Dell Rapids also won the turnover battle 2-1 in a game that featured eight total fumbles caused by the wet conditions.
The Quarriers racked up 285 rushing yards while holding Milbank to just 58 yards of rushing. The Bulldogs were only able to gain 119 yards of total offense and five first downs on Dell Rapids. LeBrun carried the ball 19 times for 164 yards. R. Nichols had 18 carries for 98 yards. Phillip Schwebach led the defense with 5.5 tackles. R. Nichols had four tackles, and Zach White added three tackles for Dell Rapids.
The Quarriers finish the regular season at 7-1 and the #1 seed in Region 1 of class 11A. Dell Rapids will get to take on the Milbank Bulldogs again on Tuesday, October 23rd, in the opening round of the 11A football playoffs in Dell Rapids. Big Sioux Media will be webcasting the Quarrier games on their march to the Dome.