Zimmerman girls basketball preview


Nine lettermen return from an 8-18 team, including scoring leaders Heather McCormick (5-6 sr G, 10.7 ppg) and Lexi Wiemeri (5-9 sr W, 7.9 ppg).

Others are Amber Magnussen (5-9 sr P), Melissa Dorn (5-7 sr G), Brooke Borchardt (6-0 jr P), Jami Schuster (5-9 jr P), Kaitlyn Mason (5-7 jr G), and Nicole Jurik (5-4 so G), along with Lexi Funaro (5-5 jr G), a transfer from Princeton. Helping out will be Abby Wiseness (5-10 so P) and Sabrina Steinke (5-4 so G).

“The Thunder are excited about the season and hoping that strides made last season will carry over,” said coach Lance Dalbey. “With strong leaders in the senior class, the team is looking to be more consistent throughout the season.”