Hornets down Flivvs

MARQUETTE — Unbeaten Saline scored four power play goals and defeated Kingsford 6-2 in the Marquette Holiday Invitational on Friday.

Saline (8-0) built a 2-0 lead in the first period before Kingsford (6-2) answered with an Eamonn Weed goal assisted by TJ Burke.

In the second period, Kingsford killed a 5-on-3 penalty situation but Saline’s Ben Wild came back with his second power play goal with 17 seconds left on a man advantage.

The Hornets carried a 3-1 lead into the third period. The Flivvers closed to 3-2 on Ben Schroeder’s unassisted goal.

Saline then closed out the game with three straight goals.

Flivvers’ goalie Evan Hedtke stopped 39 shots. Kingsford had 25 shots on goal.

The Flivvers and Sault Ste. Marie will meet today at noon in the Marquette Holiday Invitational.