Defending state champs get rough start to 2018; LP girls drop season-opener to ZM

Published 6:01 pm Friday, November 23, 2018

The Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team lost its season opener to Zumbrota-Mazeppa 60-38 in the Dover tournament Friday.

The Athletics (0-1 overall) had just eight points in the first half.

“We had a rough start,” LP head coach Anna Meyer said. “There were some growing pains and we have a lot to learn, but we’re excited about the players that we do have and how far they’ll come along.”

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LP scoring: Olivia Christianson 17; Abby Bollingberg, 9; Kayla Christopherson, 2; Lucy Nelson, 2; free throws: 85 percent (11-for-13)