Following is a preview of the Zimmerman boys basketball team, which opens Friday, Nov. 22, at home against Big Lake, 7 p.m.
Zimmerman basketball, boys
Coaches — Ben Kvidt (head) … Kurran Sagan, Larry Christianson, Bob Freeh
Last year — 4-12 conference, 8-18 overall
Captains — Noah Lunning, Mac McNulty
Returning starters — Lunning (sr G), Kristian Bright (sr F), McNulty (sr G)
Other lettermen back — Tyler Thiesen (sr P), Dana Molinari (sr F-G)
Also in the mix — Derek Williams (jr G), Mack Riley (jr G)
Coach says — “We will have to play well as a team, because we are not overly big or athletic. We do have some quickness and speed.”
Outlook — With career points leader Jake Wilson among three starters gone, the Thunder need new scoring punch. Bright, the team’s tallest player at 6-3, averaged 11.5 points last season. McNulty averaged 8.3 and Lunning 7.3.