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Vernon Rebels raid Quesnel

The Black Panthers’ Lawren Cooke (left) is tied up by the Black Cheetahs’ Astrid Beatty in Bunny ringette action Saturday at Priest Valley Arena. - Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star
The Black Panthers’ Lawren Cooke (left) is tied up by the Black Cheetahs’ Astrid Beatty in Bunny ringette action Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.
— image credit: Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star

The Vernon Advertising Works Rebels capped a 4-0 run in the Petite Division of the Gold Pan ringette tournament with a 20-4 stuffing of host Quesnel Sunday in the Cariboo.

Abygayle Williamson led the Rebels with three goals and six assists. Madison Fox (4+3), Hailey Quiring (4+3), Josey Nerling (4+1), Alyssa Carter (3+4) and Kyra Olsen (2G) rounded out the offence in front of Kaila Summerfelt.

The Rebels opened the tourney by ambushing Houston 24-5. Fox (3+4), Williamson and Carter, each with 3+2, Hailey Quiring (3+1), and Katie Finlayson, Julie Francis, Josey Nerling and Kyra Olsen, each turning hat tricks, handled the offence.

Carter and Francis each collected three goals and an assist as the advertising crew spanked Quesnel 18-1. Fox, Quiring and Williamson each had three goals, Olsen provided a pair and Finlayson had a goal and an assist.

The Rebels, coached by Darcy Quiring and Scott Finlayson, iced Prince George 12-3 in their third game, with Carter pocketing three goals and three assists.

Williamson and Fox, each with 3+2, Quiring, with a pair, and Olsen completed the attack.

In other Gold Pan play, the Vernon Newalta Renegades registered a tie and three losses in Quesnel.

Miranda Chapple had three goals and an assist as Vernon tied Houston 7-7 in their opening game. Kalen Webster and Makayla Vanderzwan counted two goals apiece to complete the offence.

Jillian Pipke, assisted by Chapple and Bryn Taylor-Hawes, provided the Renegades’ lone goal in a 9-1 loss to Prince George, and Ellen Campbell netted a single in a 7-1 loss to Quesnel.

In their final game, the Renegades fell 6-3 to Terrace, with offence coming from Vanderzwan (assist to Sophie Granley), Webster (assist to Taylor-Hawes) and Chapple.

Aleisha Smith was steady in net.

In Petite play Sunday, the DCT Chambers Voltage toppled the West Kelowna Fireworks 8-6.

Emma Elders pulled the hat trick for the Voltage, and Grace Cornell pocketed a deuce. Mackenzie Munroe, Rylie Marchand and Emma Lochhead pitched in with singles. Jaden Scott and Munroe each provided three helpers, with other assists to Kenzie Koshure, Amy Demetrick and Levi Knopf.

Giselle Torres supplied strong defence in front of netminder Brooke Buller.

The Cornerstone Dental Tween A squad used five unanswered goals to earn a 9-3 comeback win over the Kelowna Junior A’s in an exhibition tilt Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

Backed by netminder Garret Adams, the Dental crew got four goals from Kendra Ostafie, a pair from Shelby Conners and singles by Delaney Tetrault and Emma Carter.

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