Miranda Chapple fired three goals as the Vernon Advertising Works Thunder Cats snuffed the Shuswap Ring of Fire 5-4 in Petite ringette action Saturday at Hucul Arena in Salmon Arm.
Backstopped by strong net play from Brooke Buller, the Thunder Cats got other offence from Jillian Pipke and Bailey Williamson, each with a goal and an assist. Carly Newman had three helpers, Sophie Granley and Kelly Widmark each had two, and Makayla Vanderzwan had one.
In other Petite play, the Vernon Five Star Awards Vikings split their weekend games, starting with a 7-3 loss Saturday to Shuwsap.
The Vikings’ Evangeline Koshure led the offence with 2+1, while Emma Carter chipped in a goal and a helper.
Early Sunday morning, the Vikes found their scoring touch in an 11-3 rout of Kelowna.
Koshure and Hailey Quiring, each with 3+1, led the attack. Carter supplied a pair, with singles from Bryn Taylor-Hawes, Rylie Marchand and Kalen Webster. Taylor-Hawes, Giselle Torres, Josey Nerling, Aly Carter and Brittany Jensen each had assists. Caenen Wisse played another solid game in net.
The Vernon DCT Chambers Lightning fell 9-8 to Kelowna #1 Saturday.
Vernon Sunshine Autographic Swag opened their Junior B weekend with a 5-3 loss to the Shuswap Junior A squad Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.
Alanna Fox, with two goals, and Bailey Williamson, with one, handled the Vernon scoring.
Olivia Percy, Dayna Hanley and Desiree Turnbull each assists.
The Swag rebounded Sunday with an 8-1 win over the host Shuswap Junior B side at Hucul Arena.
Sydney Harder (2+2), Paige Webster (2+1) and Hanley (1+2) had big games for Vernon, with, Turnbull and Kennedy Pope each burying a goal an assist. Brenna Beck added a single. Percy and Kendra Racine each had two assists in front of netminder Emily Olds.
Vernon Mark’s Heavy Haul Voltage went 2-0 in Junior B weekend action, stuffing Shuswap 12-1 Saturday, followed by an 8-4 doubling of the Vernon Newalta Tween A Rush Sunday at PV.
Jocelyn Jones and Riley Martian recorded hat tricks to lead the offence against Shuswap. Brianna Thalheimer, with a pair, and singles by Shelby Fisher, Ashley Eso, Taryn Smith and Carly Alexander completed the offence.
Dayce Knopf sizzled for five goals against the Rush, receiving assists from Darian Newman, Smith, Morgan Vanderzwan and Megan Barrs. Thalheimer, Martian and Jones all had singles. Voltage netminder Amie McKinney was solid both days.
Val Percy’s Rush surprised the Voltage with their speed and agility, scoring twice before the Junior side came alive. Saige Woodliffe, with a pair, and Shelby Conners and Maddie Powls, each with a goal and assist, handled the Tween scoring. Amy Parson, Hannah Popilchak and Alex Drury provided assists. Katelyn Paulin was steady in net.
Miah Wargovcsik-Cohen earned the lone goal as the Vernon Blue Lightning bowed 9-1 to Kelwona #2 in Bunny action Saturday
Brooklyn Charest, Kristie Vassberg, Kate Mallow and Talyia Yamoaka all took turns in goal. Issac Granley, Alecia Hughes, Sasha and Shayla Austin, Rhys Taylor-Hawes, Hillary Quiring, Tori Christensen and Jordann Scott all turned in solid efforts.
The Vernon Interior Savings Blue Lightning parlayed three-goal outings by Emma Elders, Kenzie Koshure and Grace Cornell into a 12-8 win over Vernon North Enderby Timber Flames in a Novice showdown Sunday at PV.
Jayden Scott sniped a pair and Shelby Richards scored a late goal, her first of the season, to complete the Bolts’ attack.
Emma Roine generated a few good scoring attempts when she wasn’t sharing netminding duties with Liam Van Whyt.
Emma Lochhead pulled the hat trick for the Flames, with Levi Knopf adding two, and Georgia Lannon, Julie Francis and Arriana Kositsin each notching singles.
Knopf also chipped in with an assist and Amy Demetrick helped out with two. Kaila Summerfelt played spectacular in net all weekend.
On Saturday, the Flames fell 8-0 to Shuswap.