Volleyball: Thunder fend off Princeton 3-0

The Zimmerman Thunder scuttled the Princeton Tigers 25-10, 27-25, 26-24 at home on Thursday evening, a three-game sweep with two very close games.

“Great team win. Everyone played, and played well. Princeton fought hard,” assessed coach Rita Belka.

Amanda Meleen provided 29 assists, 6 digs, and 3 aces for the Thunder. Brooke Borchardt made 12 kills, Nikki O’Keefe 8, Amber Magnuson 7 and Gabby Antolak 3. Borchardt made 5 digs and 3 blocks, while O’Keefe led with 4 aces and 11 digs.

The Thunder are 8-3 in the Granite Ridge and 17-7 overall with two wins over Princeton, which is 4-6 conference and 7-13 overall.

Zimmerman will close the regular seasonĀ  hosting Milaca on Tuesday.