Basketball: First-place Cathedral boys thump Thunder 74-36

First-place St. Cloud Cathedral drubbed the Zimmerman Thunder 74-36 Tuesday evening in St. Cloud. Steve Neutzling posted  a triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. John Peschel, a 5-11 post player, sank 13 points. The Crusaders, ranked No. 4 in Class 2A, improved to 7-0 in the Granite Ridge and 15-3 overall. Tyler Theisen with 7 points was high for the Thunder, who fell to 5-2 and 7-10. Zimmerman will host Becker on Thursday.