Eaters chip Icebreakers
The Vernon People Eaters brushed back the Kelowna Icebreakers 10-6 in Novice ringette action Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.
Emma Elders and Georgia Lannon each supplied 2+2 for the People Eaters, while Mackenzie Munro added 2+1 and Kalen Webster also scored twice. Kayla Spillett had a single in support of a stellar Jaden Scott.
On Sunday, the People Eaters lost 12-3 to the Vernon North Enderby Timber Lightning at PV.
The defensive trio of Grace Cornell, Kenzie Koshure and Hailey Quiring put up a wall. Leading the Bolts’ offence were Rylie Marchand (3+3) and Bryn Taylor-Hawes (3).
Koshure (1+3), Giselle Torres, Maria Alexis, Carly Newman, Brooke Buller and Quiring each had singles in support of tender Kyra Olsen.
Elders (2G) and Webster scored for the Eaters.
The Lightning fell 9-3 to the Shuswap on Saturday despite a strong effort by netminder Brooke Buller.
Quiring, with a pair, both assisted by Koshure, Taylor-Hawes and Newman replied for the Bolts.
In Petite action, the DCT Chambers Vernon Voltage tied the Vernon Five Star Awards Vikings 5-5 and ambushed the Westside Spartans 13-6.
Caleb Pope (2), Alex Drury, Maddy Percy and Delaney Tetrault scored versus the Vikes with Wynter Vanderveen earning two helpers.
Saige Woodliffe (2), Ava Haldane (1+2), Evan Koshure and Yetco Bearshirt-Evans scored for the Vikes.
The Vikes lost 10-8 to Kelowna in other action with Ava Cornell enjoying her best game of the season in goal.
Woodliffe colleced 2+1, while Haldane and Evageline Koshure each produced 1+2. Saylor Martian, Alyssa Carter, Rebecca Van Eyck and Colten Schaper-Kotter also scored.
In West Kelowna, Stephanie Backer exploded with 4+2, while Pope pulled the hat trick and deuces came from Alyssa Racine, Drury and Percy.
Forwards Delaney Tetrault and Aleisha Smith kept the passes accurate and had one assist each. Tamara Nicol’s aggressive checking kept the ring from Westside while Mason Christensen handled the defence with Vanderveen solid in goal.
In Bunny play, the Vernon Shooting Stars rallied to defeat Kelowna 10-6 Sunday at PV.
Grace Erickson made a great play to earn her first goal of the season, assisted by Tye Krause, who finished with two goals.
Brooklyn Young bagged her second of the season from Amy Demetrick, while Emma Lochhead started the game off with two goals for the Stars.
Shelby Richards, Mackenzie Gilman and Demetrick completed the Vernon offence.
The Jacura Trucking Storm tied host Westside 6-6 in Junior A action Saturday.
Amy Wuensche scored four times for the Storm with Erin Banning helping to set her up three times. Shelby Fisher and Kaylee Barss contributed singles and Genny Stevenson was rock solid in net.
On Sunday, the Storm brushed back the Shuswap Belles at Sunwave Centre.
Barss (2), Nicole Williams, Brianna Thalheimer, Fisher and Terri-Lyn Blatney handled the Storm attack.
Mark’s Heavy Haul Tween B’s split a pair, losing 5-2 to Shuswap and doubling Kelowna B’s 4-2.
In Saturday’s game versus Shuswap A’s, Brenna Beck scored, followed up by a goal from Olivia Percy, assisted by Teigan Moore and Brenna Beck.
In Sunday’s early morning game in Kelowna, Hannah Popilchak managed a hat trick, with assists from Madison Powls and Bailey Williamson. Powls scored once, assisted by Sydney Harder. Emily Olds played strong in net during both games.
The defence of Olivia Percy, Katelyn Paulin, Danika Seed and Megan Barss, played tough.
The Sunshine Auto Body (Vernon) Ltd. Titans lost 9-4 Saturday to host Shuswap in Junior B action.
The Titans’ defensive line of Kim Wilson, Gabby Nicol, Dinushi Fernando, Dayna Hanley were kept busy all game. Morgan Vanderzwan was outstanding in net. Vernon goals came from Hanley, Kate Alexander, Paige Webster and Megan Vadnais.
The Nixon Wenger Stingers stopped West Kelowna 7-3 in Tween action Saturday at PV.
Jocelyn Jones and Ashley Eso each had a pair of goals, while singles went to Amy Parsons, Taryn Smith and Carly Alexander.