Morning Star Staff
The Vernon United Tolko U11 Girls Protow Whites jumpstarted their season at the Lake Country Ice Breaker Tournament with four tough losses.
Protow Whites went toe-to-toe with the Kelowna Sturgeon Hall Falcons and fell 7-1 in their last game. Lily Lee scored for United, who got stellar showings from Nadia Nelson-Shah, Jaya Chahan and Olivia Collins. Game MVP was Katrina Winstanley.
Tournament MVP for United was Ava Proctor.
Calgary Foothills ambushed United 12-0 in their opener with an admirable effort put forth by Brooklyn Lewis, Brooklyn Kineshanko and game MVP Proctor.
United bowed 4-0 to the Kelowna United Falcons with strong performances turned in by Kendra Grant, Kaitlyn Budgen, and game MVP Jorja Catt.
Game 3 saw Vernon lose 5-0 to the Kelowna United Buckaroos with Abbigail Johnson, Lauryn Eddy and game MVP Emma Glasser doing an extraordinary job of trying to keep things under control.
Vernon United Tolko U11 Girls MSE Precast Blues lost three tight games in the Ice Breaker.
Georgia Wenger scored in a 2-1 loss to Kelowna Red, while Kaiden Sherwood and Camryn Beacon supplied goals in a 3-2 loss to the Kelowna Falcons
United fell 3-0 to the Buckaroos in their final game.
MVP awards were given to Sherwood, Paige Maleska and Keira Dail. The tournament MVP honour went to Sherwood.