MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula Maulers defeated the Southern Oregon Spartans, 5-3, in Western States Hockey League action on Friday.

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula Maulers defeated the Southern Oregon Spartans, 5-3, in Western States Hockey League action on Friday.

Southern Oregon took a 2-1 lead in the first period on Drew Hill's goal before Missoula registered three unanswered.

Trevor Hillman tallied 4 minutes, 54 seconds into the third for the Spartans (12-29-2-2). The Maulers (17-22-4) then netted their fifth goal of the evening.

Carl Edstrom also scored for Southern Oregon.