Zimmerman girls basketball

Zimmerman had four double-digit scorers in a 71-32 victory over West Lutheran in the semifinals of the Ogilvie holiday tournament on Thursday evening. Lexi Funaro tallied 18 points, Heather McCormick 14, Jami Schuster 11 and Brooke Borchardt 10 for the Thunder (4-6), who’ll take on Ogilvie for the trophy on Friday at 8 p.m.

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The Zimmerman Thunder almost pulled off an upset of their coach’s previous team but Monticello held them off 51-47 on Friday evening in Monticello. The Thunder (3-6) were down by a dozen at halftime and got within two late in the game but Monticello (8-1) held on. “That was a  homecoming for me, being the [...]

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The Zimmerman girls battled from behind but fell short against Princeton 55-52 at home on Tuesday night. Princeton led by 14 in the first half. The Thunder trimmed the margin to  30-24 at the half and go within one point at 52-51 on a 3-pointer by Brooke Borchardt with 1:20 left. But Princeton answered with [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder cruised to a 73-29 win over Fridley on Friday night, a big turnaround from the result a year ago. “Last year, we lost to them by about 35,” said Thunder coach Lance Dalbey, adding that Fridley graduated heavily. “This was a good game for us, a confidence-builder.” Zimmerman (2-2) had finely-balanced scoring [...]

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  The Zimmerman Thunder held off a rally by St. Francis and picked up their first victory 57-55 at home on Thursday evening. “The girls played extremely hard, right from the opening tip,” said Thunder coach Lance Dalbey. Junior guard Lexi Funaro sank 15 points and senior guard Heather McCormick 15 for the Thunder (1-2). [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder opened the season with two losses at the Waconia tournament over the weekend. The Thunder lost to Elk River 83-45 on Friday. Heather McCormick scored 13 points, Lexi Funaro 11 and Nikki Jurik seven. Saturday’s game was much closer with Hudson (WI) holding off the Thunder 60-50. Kaitlin Mason and Amber Magnuson [...]

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THUNDER BASKETBALL, GIRLS 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), [...]

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