The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals fell to the Arlington Cardinals on Friday, January 11th, in Dell Rapids 63-34. St Mary opened up the game with a quick start, leading 7-2 at the 4:17 mark of the first quarter. Arlington answered with an 11-0 run over the next minute to take a 13-7 lead. St Mary would close the gap to 11-13 with 1:38 left in the first quarter, but St Mary would not get any closer in the game. Arlington led 17-11 after the first quarter. Arlington out-scored St Mary 23-8 in the second quarter to take a 40-19 lead into halftime. Arlington led 53-24 after the end of the third quarter.
St Mary was led by Nathan Klein with nine points. Jared Scholten added eight points, and Mitch Roemen scored five points. St Mary shot 3-13 from the free throw line in the game. Arlington was led by Tage Hargens with 17 points. Andrew King added 10 points. Arlington was 5-14 from the free throw line.
Dell Rapids St Mary will play Gayville-Volin in Alcester on Saturday, January 12th.