Vernon Rush raid Tween ringette division

Jordann Scott (left) of the Vernon Blue Dragons goes head to head with Sailor Janes of the Kelowna Crushers in Novice ringette action Saturday at Priest Valley Arena. - Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star
Jordann Scott (left) of the Vernon Blue Dragons goes head to head with Sailor Janes of the Kelowna Crushers in Novice ringette action Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.
— image credit: Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star

The Vernon Newalta Rush continued their Tween ringette hot streak, winning a pair of weekend games at Priest Valley Arena.

Alex Drury exploded for four goals, and Shelby Connors turned the hat trick as the Rush clobbered Shuswap 11-2 Saturday.

Kendra Ostafie, with a pair, Chelsea Marshall and Saige Woodliffe completed the offence in front of netminder Garret Adams.

Ostafie counted her second two-goal outing in Vernon’s 5-3 win over the Kelowna Impact Sunday.

Conners, Alex Drury and Saige Woodliffe notched singles for the Rush, who had to up their game against a relentless Kelowna squad. Adams was stellar late as the Impact kept pressing.

In Petite play, the Vernon Rebels doubled Shuswap Red 10-5 Sunday at PV.

Josie Nerling was solid in her netminding debut, aided by a five-goal performance from Alyssa Carter. Abygayle Williamson supplied three goals and two assists, and Hailey Quiring provided a deuce.

Georgia Lannon and Julie Francis each had two assists. Kyra Olsen, Ashly Shwaluk and Danika Bellamy each had 1 assist.

In other Petite action, the Vernon Voltage stomped West Kelowna 21-7 Saturday afternoon.

The Bolts saw huge scoring from the entire team:  Mackenzie Munroe (5+1), Kalen Webster (4+2), Giselle Torres (2+4), Emma Lochhead (2+2), Bryn Taylor-Hawes (2+2), Emma Elders (2+1), Jaden Scott (2+1), Rylie Marchand (1+3) and Levi Knopf.

Grace Cornell had a pair of assists, and Kenzie Koshure and Amy Demetrick added one apiece.

Carly Newman was great on the back end. Netminder Brooke Buller picked up the win.

Arianna Kositsin picked up the hat trick as the Vernon Orcas toppled the Kelowna Hurricanes 7-4 in Novice play Saturday morning.

Brooklyn Young, Mackenzie Gilman, Paige Neufeld and Chayse Krause also found the net. Sierra Lochhead and Logan Thoma pitched in with assists.

Rhys Taylor-Hawes, Amber Lowe and Brooklyn O’Hara all played hard in front of netminder Daine Thoma who won his goaltending debut.


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