Cottonmouths win Game 1 over Fayetteville

The Columbus Cottonmouths scored six times in the second period on their way to a 9-3 victory over Fayetteville in the opener of a best-of-five SPHL series Thursday at the Columbus Civic Center.

Game 2 is Saturday night at the Columbus Civic Center.

In the other first-round series, Knoxville beat Huntsville 6-4.

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