Idaho downs Spartans, 2-1

Zach Walden's goal with 8:58 to go in the final period gave the Pacific Division-leading Idaho Junior Steelheads their second one-goal win over the Southern Oregon Spartans in as many nights, 2-1, Saturday at The RRRink.

The Spartans (18-14) trailed after the first period, but tied the score on Kevin Edwards' power play goal midway through the second. Max Rasmussen and Marcus Fred assisted.

Idaho goalie Blake Mendenhall had 19 saves to help the Steelheads (32-1) earn their fourth win in a row.

Southern Oregon goalie Sean Buckley had 28 saves.

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