UWS Men, Women Down Saints in Bridge Battle

By KBJR News 1

December 17, 2011 Updated Dec 17, 2011 at 11:41 PM CDT

Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The UW-Superior men's and women's basketball teams downed the St. Scholastica Saints on Saturday night in the annual basketball bridge battle.

The men beat the Saints 85-68 behind a game-high 23 points from Ben Aalfs and 17 from Adam Hjelter.

Brett Tester led St. Scholastica with 23 points in the game.

The women, meanwhile, downed the Saints 82-68 behind the game high 17 points of Sally Linzmeier, who also added 10 rebounds to finish with a double-double.

Hermantown native Bri Davis played her first game with the Yellowjackets in more than a month, scoring 11 points and grabbing five rebounds.

Mariah Hovick led the Saints with 16 points while former Superior Spartan Laura Amys had 10 in the losing effort.

Posted by Zach Schneider