Basketball: Braham outlasts Zimmerman girls 60-52

The Braham Bombers, a state tournament team the past three years, held off the Zimmerman Thunder 60-52 on Saturday evening in Braham.

“Really great game against Braham,” said Thunder coach Lance Dalbey. “We led much of the first half. It was back and forth the whole second half.”

Braham (2-0) made 19 of 26 free shots and pulled away at the free throw line late in the game. Kayla Nichols scored 24 points, making 10-for-11 at the line.

Brooke Borchardt led Zimmerman (2-1) with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Lexi Funaro notched 11 points and 3 assists.

Zimmerman will play at Rocori on Tuesday evening.