ERZ girls lacrosse

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman lacrosse team’s first-ever state tournament experience was a bit humbling on Tuesday as they trailed Stillwater 13-2 at halftime, although they closed the cap to 17-8 in the second half, at Chanhassen High School. “It was nice to get a few goals in the second half, [...]

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  The Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman girls lacrosse team will meet Stillwater in the opening round of the state tournament Tuesday. ERZ (13-3) and No. 3 seeded Stillwater (14-2) will be the leadoff game at 1 p.m. at Chanhassen High School, followed by Armstrong (14-1) vs. No. 2 Blake (13-3), Champlin Park (9-5) vs. No. 1 Eden [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The ERZ lacrosse team, presented with the best opportunity in the program’s six-year history, needed to rise to the occasion Wednesday evening. And they did. After scraping through the first two rounds of their sectional, the No. 1 seed was one win away from state, with No. 2 Maple [...]

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  ERZ girls lacrosse, top-seeded in Section 8, fended off Anoka 17-13 at home Wednesday evening in their playoff opener.   “Everyone collectively is doing well,” said Mackenzie Perna, who led with six goals and three assists. “Our defensive side is looking great and the goalies are doing really good.”   ERZ (10-3) will have [...]

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Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman closed its regular season with a 24-12 win over the St. Michael-Albertville Knights on Friday evening. ERZ has also earned the top seed for sectionals starting Wednesday. Once again the big one-two punch was Mackenzie Perna with seven goals and four assists, and Emily Antony with six goals and four assists. Alix Zierden [...]

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Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman defeated Buffalo 17-6 at home on Thursday evening, improving to 9-3 for the season. Mackenzie Perna had six goals and four assists, and Emily Antony five goals and five assists. Also scoring were Alix Zierden (two), Kelsie Baker, Jaila Cappelli, Annie Dalton, Kaylee Forster, Alexandra Gallus, and Meghan Risting. In goal, Cassie Conrad  [...]

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Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman lost a defensive tussle to Coon Rapids 6-5 on Monday in Coon Rapids, with Sammi DeJoy scoring three goals for the Cardinals. “There was amazing defense on both ends,” said ERZ coach Stephanie Anderson whose team had been averaging 14.5 goals per game.”Coon Rapids is very good at cutting off your angles.” ERZ [...]

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