Morning Star Staff
The Vernon Rush used deuces from Aly Carter, Courtney Bacon and Evan Koshure to brush back Kelowna 8-2 in Tween A ringette action on Sunday.
Abby Williamson and Alyssa Racine chipped in with singles for Vernon, who got strong defensive play from Wynter Vanderveen and Kalen Webster. Caenan Wisse picked up the win.
Carter (4), Bacon, Maddie Fox and Emily Williams supplied assists.
In Junior A play, the Vernon Rockstar Drywall Adrenaline Rush fell 6-3 to the Kelowna Force Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.
Kendra Ostafie paced the Adrenaline with a pair, while Saige Woodliffe added one snipe. Caleb Pope, Maddy Percy and Taigan Radomske drew assists in support of Garrett Adams.
In Petite action, Grace Cornell collected the hat trick as the Vernon Victory grounded the Kelowna Chiefs 6-2 Saturday.
Kenzie Koshure, with a pair, and Jaden Scott, with a single, summed up Vernon’s scoring.
The Vernon DCT Chambers Roar bowed 6-0 to West Kelowna in Petite play.
The Roar saw good effort from the whole pack – Ashly Shwaluk, Chayse Krause, Liam Van Wyk, Amy Demetrick, Makenzie Gilman, Julie Francis, Georgia Lannon, and Emma and Sierra Lochhead. Brooklyn Ashby was busy in the crease.
In Novice action, the Vernon Ice Dragons attempted a comeback, but came up short in a 9-3 loss to the host Kelowna Rockets.
Down 7-0 at the half, Vernon tightened up its defensive play as Jaya Chauhan, Brooklyn Lewis, Amelia Johnson and Astrid Beaty supported goalie Sasha Austin.
Shaila Austin scored twice, both assisted by Rhys Taylor-Hawes, who added a single, set up by Amber Lowe. Sadie Christensen and Sierra Fernley also generated scoring chances.
The Vernon Purple Flames posted a road win in Bunny play, slamming Salmon Arm 11-6 Saturday at Hucul Arena.
Sydney Lewis led the Flames with a hat trick, while Jocelyn Tew (2), Alley Petty, Teagan Scober, Emily Gilman, Kennedy Jackson, Ava Dawn Koskimaki and Ksenia Wiker completed the offence.