The Zimmerman volleyball team lost three close matches at the Pine City tournament on Saturday.
Luck (WI) beat the Thunder 27-25, 25-22. Braham beat them 20-25, 25-13, 15-11, and East Central beat them 25-23, 25-21.
“We were ahead or competing in majority of the sets, but made too many mistakes down the end,” said coach Rita Belka.
Brooke Borchardt made 26 kills and 12 blocks in the tournament. Nikki O’Keefe had 32 assists, 18 kills and 17 digs. Amanda Meleen made 33 assists. Jenae Mettling notched 12 kills and 14 digs, Emily Garmen 21 digs and four kills, and Abby Kratzke 29 digs.
The Thunder (2-5) will play at Pierz on Tuesday evening.