The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls used momentum from a 10-0 run in the first quarter for a 60-46 road win over the Elkton-Lake Benton Elks on Tuesday, January 25th.
Trailing 11-4 with 1:40 to play in the first quarter, Dell Rapids went on a 10-0 run in 1:15 for a 14-11 lead. The Elks scored final basked of the first quarter to make it a 14-13 score. Elkton-Lake Benton did score the first four points of the second quarter and led 17-14 with 6:10 to go in the half, but Dell Rapids held the Elks to just six more points in the quarter and built a 30-23 halftime lead.
Dell Rapids continued to slowly grow the lead in the third quarter. The advantage grew to 44-33 by the end of the quarter. The Quarriers continued to put the pressure on the Elks in the fourth quarter and led by almost 20 points before finishing with the 60-46 win.
The Quarriers shot 42% (21-50) in the game, 35% (8-23) from three-point area, and 77% (10-13) from the free-throw line. The Elks were 40% (16-40) shooting, just 2-9 from three-point area, and 71% (12-17) from the free-throw line. Dell Rapids was able to force 26 Elkton-Lake Benton turnovers in the game.
Alli De Stigter had a team-high 13 points along with two assists. Claire Wynja had 11 points and five rebounds. Liz Price finished with eight points and seven rebounds. Jayme Schmidt and Haleigh Barnhart both finished with seven points. Mady VanOverbeke and Jenna Miller both had five points each.
Dell Rapids (2-12) will host Vermillion on Thursday, January 27th.
After a hard-faught loss over the weekend, the Quarrier JV team bounced back by picking up a huge win over the Elks, 50-16. Jenna Miller had 17 points, four steals, and two assists. Kerrigan Kindopp had 10 points and seven steals. Clara Justice finished with 10 points, five rebounds, two steals, and five assists. Shelby Welbig had six points, seven rebounds, and four assists. Elly Olson added four points and four steals. Adah Cavigelli had two points, and Taylor Schmidt had one point, three assists, and a steal.