Evangeline Koshure of the Vernon Vikings heads to the net with Hailey McRae of Kelowna close behind during a petite ringette game Saturday at the Priest Valley Arena.

Flames’ offence on fire

The Vernon Flames split Novice ringette weekend games, icing the Kelowna Ring Burglars 9-8 and falling 7-3 to Shuswap.

The Vernon Flames split their Novice ringette schedule last weekend, icing the Kelowna Ring Burglars 9-8 Saturday before bowing 7-3 to Shuswap Sunday.

Against Kelowna, Julie Francis and Kaila Summerfelt led the Flames with hat tricks, with Emma Lochhead and Georgia Lannon each scoring singles. Levi Knopf collected the winner in the final minute.

Brynn Korol contributed two assists and Amy Demetrick was strong on defence in front of netminder Arianna Kositsin who took her first win.

Lannon fired a pair of goals and Lochhead had 1+2 in the loss to Shuswap. Summerfelt added an assist and Timara Jensen was a rock on defence in front of Knopf.

The Vernon Vikings also split their weekend Petite games, spooking the Kelowna Phantom 4-1 and falling 8-4 to Kelowna #1.

Giselle Torres and Evangeline Koshure each collected 2+1 to help Caenen Wisse earn the win against the Phantom.

Alyssa Carter, with a pair, and Kalen Webster and Koshure, each with singles, handled the Viking attack against Kelowna #1.

Brittany Jensen and Rylie Marchand each had assists.

In other Petite play, Alyssa Racine, Maria Alexis and Wynter Vanderveen recorded three goals each as the Vernon DCT Chambers Trucking Lightning outgunned the West Kelowna Penguins 12-7.

Delaney Tetrault, with a deuce, and Stephanie Backer completed the Lightning offence, with assists from Stephanie Backus (3), Demi Williamson (2), Maria Alexis and Mason Christensen.

Racine pocketed two goals as the Lightning fell 6-4 to Kelowna.

Delaney Tetrault and Christiansen provided singles for Vernon, who got an assist by Kyra Olsen.

Vernon goalie Stephanie Backer made several great saves in the loss.

Abygayle Williamson handled the offence as the Vernon Advertising Works Thunder Cats fell 10-2 to host Kelowna Fuegos in Petite action Sunday at the Capital News Centre.

Sophie Granley pocketed an assist.

Kianna Pak turned the hat trick as the TORL Junior AA team iced Kelowna/West Kelowna Belles 14-2 Sunday at Jim Lind Arena in West Kelowna.

Riley Pickrell (2+4), Alyx Rudderham (2+1), Teigan Moore (2+1) and Allison Bihari (2G) also had big games for the Juniors, who got great goaltending from Tara MacMillan.

In Junior B2 action, the Vernon Sunshine Autographs Swag used a three-goal, one-assist performance by Dayna Hanley to stop Shuswap NRG 5-2.

Alanna Fox and Olivia Percy rounded out the scoring, with Brenna Beck and Sydney Harder each recording two assists in front of netminder Emily Olds.

Vernon Mark’s Heavy Haul Voltage rebounded from a Saturday home loss by stuffing the host Kelowna Tween A team 6-5 Sunday.

Voltage goals came from Taryn Smith, Morgan Vanderzwan, Riley Martian, Danika Seed, Shelby Fisher and Jocelyn Jones. Assists came from Ashley Eso, Darian Newman and Dayce Knopf. Amy McKinnie was stellar in net.

Rhys Taylor-Hawes had Vernon’s lone goal as the Sunvalley Source for Sports Bunnies bowed 7-1 to host Kelowna #1.

The Bunnies had good efforts from Jaida Sauvie, Hillary Quiring, Kate Mallow, Miah Wargovcsik-Cohen, Taliya Yamaoka, Sasha and Shaila Austin, Jordann Scott, Brooklyn Charest, Alecia Hughes, Isaac Granley and Tori Christiansen.

At the West Kelowna Playdays Saturday night, the Vernon Tween C Invaders lost 12-3 to the West Kelowna Tween B/C  squad.

Ashleigh Cohen, call-up Mackenzie Munroe and Marika Munro took care of the Vernon attack. Assists were by Marisa Johnson and Mackenzie Munro.

Sunday morning, Miranda Blatney had a pair of goals as the Invaders fell 9-3 to the Kelowna Tween B’s.

Ava Haldane notched the other Vernon goal, while Czarina Wisse and Marika Munro earned assists.

In Tween B action, Maddie Percy and Caleb Pope each pulled hat tricks as Vernon Newalta Rush tamed the Kelowna Fury 15-0 Saturday in Enderby.

Call-up goalie Maddie Johnson earned the shutout, while Alex Drury, Kendra Ostafie, Amy Parsons and Saige Woodliffe pocketed two goals apiece. Saylor Martian buried a single.


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