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Saints report: Local products power Saints to victory in MIAC women’s hockey

Bussey and Haedrich lead the way for CSS women; Broberg and Esko’s Fischer have big nights but Saints fall in women’s and men’s basketball.

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DULUTH — Allie Bussey of Hibbing scored the first goal and the last goal in leading St. Scholastica to a 4-2 victory over Concordia-Moorhead in MIAC women’s hockey Saturday, Jan. 29, before 125 at Mars Lakeview Arena.

After the Cobbers scored a pair of second-period goals to tie it 2-2 going into the third period, Mariah Haedrich scored the game-winning goal at 10:08 in the third and Bussey added an empty netter in the last minute for the final margin.

It was Bussey’s first multi-goal game of the season while Haedrich extended her point streak to four games.

Sophomore goalie Ashlea Arvidson had 37 saves for the Saints (9-6-1 overall, 5-2-1 MIAC) while Kiana Flaig had 28 saves for the Cobbers (6-11, 2-7).

St. Scholastica’s next action is a MIAC contest at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, against Bethel at Mars Lakeview Arena.

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MEN’S HOCKEY

Saints’ road woes continue

Four players scored goals as Concordia-Moorhead jumped to a 4-0 lead en route to a 4-2 victory over St. Scholastica in MIAC men’s hockey action before 146 in Moorhead.

Nathan Adrian and Michael Talbot scored goals early in the third period but the Saints could get no closer as Jackson Nelson had seven of his 14 saves in the final period for the Cobbers (10-7-2 overall, 7-2-1 MIAC).

Concordia had a 37-16 advantage in shots.

Talbot finished with a goal and an assist and Jack Bostedt had 33 saves to lead CSS (6-9-2, 3-6-1), which fell to 1-7-1 away from Duluth this season.

St. Scholastica will play Northland at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 in Ashland in a nonconference makeup game from Jan. 15.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Cardinals hold off Saints in MIAC action

Brooklyn Paulson scored five of her 18 points in the final 1:17 as St. Mary’s held on for a 72-68 victory over St. Scholastica in MIAC women’s basketball before 100 in Winona, Minnesota.

Izzy Goettelman added a team-high 22 points and Jada Biermeier chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds off the bench for the Cardinals (5-13 overall, 4-11 MIAC).

St. Scholastica (1-16, 1-14) lost despite a career-high 31 points from sophomore guard Miranda Broberg, the most points by a Saint since Michaela Walther scored 31 on Feb. 3, 2017.

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Megan Hurley added 15 points for CSS and teammate Liz Frase of Proctor chipped in 11 points, 11 rebounds and three steals in the first career double-double.

The Saints shot a season-best 42% from the field but only had two second-chance points compared to 18 for St. Mary’s.

CSS continues MIAC road action at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, against Hamline in St. Paul.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Cardinals pull away from Saints

Noah Frechette had 24 points and six rebounds and St. Mary’s used a big second half en route to a 77-59 victory over St. Scholastica in MIAC men’s basketball before 150 in Winona.

Owen Ziegler added 15 points as the Cardinals’ bench outscored CSS's 27-14.

St. Mary’s (7-10 overall, 5-8 MIAC) only led 37-33 at halftime before outscoring the Saints 40-26 the rest of the way.

Esko’s Quinn Fischer had 19 points to lead the Saints (3-15, 1-12) as he scored in double figures for the fifth straight game. Teammate Jack Silgen added 13 points as he scored in double figures for the fourth straight game.

CSS returns home for a MIAC contest at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, against Hamline at Reif Gymnasium.

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INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD

CSS men’s win three events, set new program record

Calvin Boone set a new program record and the St. Scholastica men won three events at the Warren Bowlus Open in Menomonie, Wisconsin, hosted by Wisconsin-Stout.

Boone, of St. Paul, won for the third time this season in the third different event. This time he notched a new program record with a time of 8 minutes, 31.14 seconds in the 3,000 meters.

CSS’s other event winners were Samuel Eben Ebai Jr. with a time of 22.63 in the 200 and Nathan Neu with his first collegiate win with a time of 4:32.74 in the mile.

The CSS women got a runner-up finish in the 600 from Ellie Sholing (1:43.22) and a fifth from Proctor High School grad Annika Voss (1:48.69).

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