Basketball: Brooklyn Center girls nip Zimmerman 61-59

Zimmerman's Brooke Borchardt hits a short jumper over the defense of Brooklyn Center's Faith Harmon. (Photo by Erik Jacobson)


Brookyn Center pulled out a 61-59 win over Zimmerman in a back-and-forth game Tuesday evening, led by Taneisha Brooks with 22 points.

Tenesha Brooks scored 22 for Brooklyn Center. (Photo by Erik Jacobson)

Zimmerman (7-12) led by 12 in the first half, and the Centaurs (5-19) led by 12 in the second half. The Thunder rallied within a basket and missed a shot in the closing seconds in a bid to tie the score.

Brooke Borchardt tallied 17 points for Zimmerman. Kaitlyn Mason added 9, and Nikki Jurik and Heather McCormick 7 each.

Faith Harmon chipped in 17 and LaTesha Frazier 14 for Brooklyn Park.

Zimmerman will play at Foley on Friday.

Zimmerman's Lexi Weimeri draws a foul on this drive. (Photo by Erik Jacobson)