Spartans again win in shootout

Shootout goals by Southern Oregon's Tim Talty and Jeffrey Salzbrunn proved to be the difference in the Spartans' 4-3 overtime victory over the Seattle Totems in Western States Hockey League action at The RRRink on Saturday.

On Friday, the Spartans (12-7) edged the Totems (8-17) 5-4 after a shootout.

Southern Oregon jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Salzbrunn and Mike Kowicki before Frank Flight scored for Seattle in the second period.

Salzbrunn's third-period goal put the Spartans ahead 3-1, then Flight and MacKenzie Crews both scored to even the match.

After a scoreless overtime, Talty and Salzbrunn connected on goals to clinch the victory.

Southern Oregon goalkeeper Sean Buckley recorded 14 saves.

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