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The Seattle Thunderbirds acquired goalie Taran Kozun from the Kamloops Blazers on Friday for defenseman Austin Douglas, goalie Justin Myles and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 bantam draft.

“We are happy to add Taran’s experience in goal as we head into the final stretch and the playoffs,” general manager Russ Farwell said. “He is an athletic, competitive goalie with a solid reputation and a great addition to our team. Together with Danny Mumaugh, this gives us very solid goaltending going forward.”

Kozun, 19, has appeared in 29 games for the Blazers this season and has a 5-19-2-1 record with a 3.95 goals-against average and an .897 save percentage. In 51 games with the Blazers over three seasons, Kozun has a 17-24-3-3 record with a 3.30 goals-against average, a .901 save percentage and two shutouts.

Myles appeared in 21 games for the T-birds this season and has an 11-6-0-0 record with a 3.66 goals-against average and an .889 save percentage. Myles was the Seattle’s fifth-round selection, 92nd overall, in the 2010 bantam draft.

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The T-birds host the Spokane Chiefs at ShoWare Center on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.

Silvertips win

EVERETT — Jujhar Khaira scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Everett Silvertips went on to beat the Tri-City Americans 6-3 in Western Hockey League action at Comcast Arena.

After Khaira’s power-play goal broke a 2-2 tie, teammates Joshua Winquist and Carson Stadnyk added goals as Everett (24-13-5-1) pulled away. Khaira scored again with four minutes left and also had two assists.

Patrick Bajkov and Kohl Bauml also scored goals for the Silvertips.

Parker Wotherspoon had three assists for Tri-City (19-20-2-2).

Women’s basketball

Host Northwest University rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half to upset No. 20 Oregon Tech 87-78 in overtime.

Senior Domi Mendezona scored 30 points for Northwest U (11-7, 3-3 Cascade Collegiate Conference). Jordan Asher had 19 points and six rebounds.

Men’s basketball

C.J. Carter had 27 points and 11 rebounds as Northwest U (13-4, 4-2 CCC) defeated Oregon Tech 95-88 in double overtime.

Northwest’s Michael Greene sank two free throws with one second remaining in regulation to tie the game at 67-67. Carter’s three-pointer with nine second left in overtime tied it at 80.

Carter also had the go-ahead basket in the second overtime.


Maria Hundley won the vault (9.80) and the balance beam (9.70), and freshmen Tracie Villanueva and Kristi Hayashida made it into the win column in their college debuts as host Seattle Pacific opened the season by defeating Alaska Anchorage 190.750 to 188.200. Villanueva won the uneven parallel bars (9.75). Hayashida and Kai Tindall shared top honors on the floor (9.775).

From sports-information reports.

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