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Adams blanks Juniors

Makenna Jackson (right) of the Vernon Black Panthers cuts towards the net in Bunny ringette play against Salmon Arm Saturday afternoon at Priest Valley Arena. - Graeme Corbett/Morning Star
Makenna Jackson (right) of the Vernon Black Panthers cuts towards the net in Bunny ringette play against Salmon Arm Saturday afternoon at Priest Valley Arena.
— image credit: Graeme Corbett/Morning Star

The Vernon Cornerstone Dental Rush split their weekend exhibition ringette doubleheader with the Vernon Junior A squad.

Garrett Adams recorded the shutout as the Tween A Rush blanked the Juniors 4-0 Saturday in Enderby. Alex Drury (2), Kendra Ostafie and Saige Woodliffe handled the offence.

The Juniors regrouped Sunday at Priest Valley Arena, handing the dental crew their first loss in two seasons in a 5-2 decision. Ostafie and Emma Carter scored for the Tweens.

In Petite action Saturday, the Vernon DCT Chambers Voltage shocked Shuswap White 10-4.

Kalen Webster led the scoring with four goals and Grace Cornell pocketed a pair for the truckers. Jaden Scott, Emma Elders, Mackenzie Munroe and Carly Newman each pitched in with singles.

Emma Lochhead helped out with a couple of assists, with other helpers from Rylie Marchand, Amy Demetrick, Scott and Elders. Brooke Buller was outstanding in net, supported by great hustle from Levi Knopf, Kenzie Koshure and Giselle Torres.

The Vernon Advertising Works Rebels fell 10-9 to Shuswap Petite Black at PV.

Down 7-2 at the half, the Rebels made a game of it and nearly scored a buzzer-beater to salvage a tie.

Alyssa Carter led the Rebels with four goals and an assist, Abygayle Williamson had 3+1 and Madison Fox had two goals. Katie Finlayson and Hailey Quiring each had assists.

In Novice action, the Vernon Davidson Lawyers Orcas split their weekend.

On Saturday, the pod toppled the Westside Eagles 12-7, with Tye Krause powering the offence with a hat trick, and Sierra Lochhead, Paige Neufeld and Mackenzie Gilman each supplying a pair.

Rhys Taylor-Hawes, Daine Thoma and Brooklyn Young all collected singles. Logan Thoma added an assist and Arianna Kositsin earned the win.

The Orcas fell 10-5 to the Big Kahuna Blue Dragons Sunday.

Krause picked up another hat trick, and Daine Thoma and Paige Neufeld recorded singles. Logan Thoma collected two assists, with other helpers from Krause and Kositsin. Chayse Krause and Brooklyn O’Hara turned in solid efforts in front of goaltender Brooklyn Young.

Kirstin Ho (3), Emma Roine (2), Alassa Johnson (2), Brynn Korol, Jordan Scott and Shaila Austin handled the Dragon attack.

The Big Kahuna crew got their weekend underway with an 18-0 pummeling of Shuswap White Saturday in Salmon Arm.

After losing by a goal to Shuswap last weekend, the Dragons came out flying, with Taliya Yamaoka netting her first goal, and newcomer Tristin Dewit notching her first two snipes.

Other Dragon offence came from Johnson (3), Hannah McMorran (3), Ho (3), Austin (2), Scott (2), Roine and Korol.

Kaila Summerfelt earned her first shutout, with stellar defensive support from Kierra Newman.

The Vernon Black Panthers hustled to a 12-4 win over Shuswap Blue in Bunny division play.

McKenna Hamilton, Hillary Quiring and pick-up Sasha Austin each pulled a hat trick for the Cats, while Katrina Winstanley, Sierra Fernley and Lauren Cook chipped in with singles. Rhys Liebel and Brianna Visser added singles, while Lucia Manton and Sophia Winstanley hustled in on defence.

In other Bunny action last weekend, the Vernon Blue Lightning zapped Shuswap White Thunder 10-3 Saturday.

Emily Gilman, Madison Edgar and Kennedy Jackson generated multiple scoring chances, and Aimee Skinner and Jordan Tung’s fast skating resulted in a goal each.

Peyton Tevelyan showcased aggressive checking skills and Makenna Jackson led the Lighting attack with a natural hat trick in the first period. Hillary Quiring also got a hat trick and two assists, and Sasha Austin finished with 2+1.

 

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