Hornets buzz Canucks

It was upset weekend in the Interior Hockey League.

It was upset weekend in the Interior Hockey League.

The biggest shocker came Saturday night as the Blue Jay Concrete Hornets held 80-goal man Jason Elders to one snipe and beat the first-place Teale Utility Canucks 8-5 at Priest Valley Arena.

Blair Fernley pulled the hat trick for the Buzz, while Jason Carlson scored twice, Sean Ovington added 1+2 and Brent Bond also tallied as the Buzz went to 10-18.

Tyler Quiring pocketed 2+1 for the 25-2-0-1 Canucks, while Troy Killingbeck and Brett Heitman also scored.

Kyle Smith and Chad Pierrot each provided 2+1 as the last-place Maroons stunned the M&K Ready-Mix Bruins 8-5 Sunday night at PV. Pierrot and Jeff Palmer fired empty-netters in the final minute for the 4-24 Maroons. Chris Church (4) and Jason Kasper replied for the Bruins (12-14-0-1).

Curtis Summerfelt and Tim Glaim each counted 2+1 as the 12th-place Kal Tire Knights outlasted the Re/Max Rangers 10-7 Sunday at Wesbild Centre.

Kyle Engelmyer, with 1+3, Taylor Summerfelt, with 1+2, Will Besler, Jake Stuchberry, Cody Watson and Jordan Summerfelt also scored for Kal Tire.

The second-place Rangers got 2+3 from Richard Jodoin.

The Royal LePage Whalers went to a shootout for a 4-3 mild upset win over the Westwood Cabinets Flyers Saturday night at PV.

Steve Burke, Cory Nicholson and Jerry Reinhardt all beat Flyers’ goaltender Danny Roberge in the shootout, while Rick Galvagno had the Flyers’ lone goal.

Mike Sutch, Gord French and Burke recorded regulation goals for the 16-10-0-1 Whalers, while Kevin Arbuckle, Steve Stafford and Cory Ferguson scored for the 20-4-0-3 Flyers.

Chris Fulgham registered 2+1 as the Aquatico Bay Bar & Grill Sharks clipped the Flyers 8-7 Sunday night at Wesbild.

Cory Wein scored the winner with 44 seconds left. Galvagno had three goals for the Flyers.

Sean Kober and Steve Ensing each scored twice as the Kal Sports Bar Blackhawks shaded the Silver Star Hitmen 4-3 Saturday night in Armstrong.

Brad Semschuk had 2+1 as the Hitmen grounded the Hornets 5-2 Sunday at PV. Hunter, Warren Carter and Jeff Scott rounded out the Hitmen attack.

Vernon Morning Star