Carter clutch for Hitmen

Warren Carter is not ready to file retirement papers with the Interior Hockey League just yet.

Warren Carter is not ready to file retirement papers with the Interior Hockey League just yet.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound power forward, who turns 40 next month, scored once and drew three assists as the Silver Star Hitmen clipped the Godard Excavating Predators 5-4 Wednesday night at Wesbild Centre.

Carter, whose favourite NHL player is Pete Stemkowski, pocketed 95 points in a four-year collegiate career with the Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks.

Grand Forks Border Bruin grad Waylon Folliott, with two goals, Brad Semeschuk, with 1+2 and Ryan Johnson completed the 10-10-3 Hitmen attack in front of Shane Hillman.

Daniel Stein, another Grand Forks grad, scored twice for the 14-10-1 Preds, who got singles from Cody Keller and Keith Godard.

Mike McMorran netted the winner as the R.E. Postill & Sons Orphans shaded the Blue Jay Concrete Hornets 4-3 in the late nighter Wednesday.

Colin Fitzgerald, Tyson Head and Rob Bauml also scored for the Orphans (12-10-2). Blair Fernley, Brent Bond and Sean Ovington answered for the 8-16 Buzz, who got two assists from Murray Ford.

Corey Webb counted 2+4 as the Kal Sports Bar Blackhawks outlasted the Kal Tire Knights 8-6 Tuesday night at Civic Arena.

Sean Kober scored twice, including an empty-netter with 20 seconds left, while Sean Gracey, Matt Ertmoed and Jamie Renton added singles to complete the 10-14-1 Hawks’ offence in front of Jason Webster. Steve Ensign earned four helpers.

Cody Watson, with 2+1, Jake Stuchberry with two goals, Will Besler with 1+2 and Curtis Summerfelt answered for the 9-16-1 Knights.