The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys and girls basketball teams competed in the Dakota Valley Conference Tournament recently. The first round games for the boys were played January 15th, the second round games on January 18th, and the final round on January 19th. The first round games for the girls were played January 14th, the second round games on January 17th, and the final round on January 19th.
The Cardinal boys basketball team lost to Elkton/Lake Benton in the first round of the tournament 82-30. Dell Rapids St Mary took on Estelline in the second round, but fell to the Redmen 53-39. In the final round of the tournament, the Cardinals fell to Lake Preston 62-41. The Cardinals record is now 2-12 on the year, and they will host Elkton/Lake Benton on Thursday, January 24th.
The Cardinal girls basketball team lost to Elkton/Lake Benton in a close first round of the tournament 55-46. Dell Rapids St Mary picked up a win in the second round by defeating Colman/Egan 51-41. Arlington was able to beat Dell Rapids St Mary in the final around 43-37. The Cardinals are now 5-7 on the year. Dell Rapids St Mary will travel to Baltic to take on the Bulldogs on Monday, January 21st.