Brooke Buller (left) of the Vernon Thunder Cats fights for the ring against Mackenzie Forsythe of the Westside Ring Robbers in petite ringette action Saturday at the Priest Valley Arena.

Brooke Buller (left) of the Vernon Thunder Cats fights for the ring against Mackenzie Forsythe of the Westside Ring Robbers in petite ringette action Saturday at the Priest Valley Arena.

Marchand’s trick powers Vikings

Riley Marchand pulled the hat trick as the Vernon Vikings stopped the Westside Ice Eagles 9-3 in Petite ringette action.

Riley Marchand pulled the hat trick and added one assist as the Vernon Vikings stopped the Westside Ice Eagles 9-3 in Petite ringette action Sunday.

Vernon offence also came from Emma Carter (2), Alyssa Carter, Hailey Quiring, Kalen Webster and Brittany Jensen. Evan Koshure added two helpers. Netminder Josey Nerling earned the win in her season debut.

In U12 Petite play, the Vernon DCT Lightning brushed back the Salmon Arm Ring of Fire 6-4 behind three goals from Stephanie Backer.

Delaney Tetrault, Kayla Spillet and Alyssa Racine also scored for the Bolts, who got clutch assists from Maria Alexis, Kaylee Jones and Racine.

The Vernon Advertising Works Thunder Cats bowed 11-5 to Westside in Petitie play Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.

Abygayle Williamson played her first game of the year in net, while Makayla Vanderzwan fired three goals. Sophie Granley and Madison Fox each contributed singles. MacKenzie Munroe and Ellen Campbell each had an assist.

In Sunday action at the Kelowna Capital News Centre, the Thunder Cats lost 9-7 to Kelowna #3 with Brooke Buller going the distance in net. No scoresheet was available.

The Vernon Interior Savings & Credit Union Novice Blue Lightning toppled the Westbank Warriors 11-5.

Kenzie Koshure and Emma Elders each supplied three goals for the unbeaten Blue Lightning, while Jaden Scott sniped two shorthanded goals and singles came from Danika Bellamy, Grace Cornell and Hannah McMorran.

Helping seal the deal was the great goaltending by Liam Van Wyk and Danika Bellamy.

The Vernon North Enderby Timber Flames lost 10-3 to Kelowna in other Novice play.

Julie Francis, Katie Finlayson and Georgia Lannon were Vernon’s goal scorers, with Timara Jensen picking up an assist. Emma Lochhead and Arianna Kositsin played solid defence in front of Brynn Korol.

The Vernon Shooting Stars won their second Bunnies division game of the year, 6-3 over the host Shuswap, at the Sunwave Centre.

Stars’ goals were turned in by Chayse Krause, Sierra Lochhead, Brooklyn Young and Mackenzie Gilman with Paige Edgar and Grace Erickson assisting. Defensively,  all the girls worked hard with Amber Lowe, Brooklyn Mitchell-Tardiff and Alassa Johnson displaying great skill.

The Thompson Okanagan Ringette League (TORL) Junior AAs ambushed the Vernon Belles 12-1 Sunday.

Riley Pickrell scored four times for the TORL Selects, while Teigan Moore provided 2+2, Erin Banning bagged 2+1 and singles came from Robyn Slamka, Megan Weatherill, Taigan Radomski and Kairo Mair.

Alyx Rudderham pocketed three helpers in support of a stellar Tara MacMillan.

The Newalta Rush extended their U14 B division unbeaten streak Saturday with a 12-7 win over host Westside.

Czarina Wisse was called up from the C team to mind the net for the shortstaffed Rush.

Caleb Pope counted 4+3, Kaitlyn Paulin earned 2+1, Alex Drury scored twice and singles went to Shelby Conners, Saylor Martian, Maddie Percy, and Saige Woodliffe.

The Rush managed a 7-7 tie, with Kelowna A at the Capital News Centre despite having just eight skaters.

Paulin stepped up to play goal in a game which saw several lead changes. Kelowna took the lead with 21 seconds to go, but Conners sniped one at the buzzer for the equalizer. Conners and Pope each netted two goals, while Percy, Hanna Popilchak and Maddie Powls had singles.

After suffering a 9-5 loss Saturday in Kelowna, the Vernon Mark’s Heavy Haul Voltage exploded in a 4-1 win over Salmon Arm Sunday morning.

Darian Newman put away two goals on solo efforts to rattle the Salmon Arm goalie early in the first period. Dace Knopf was rewarded with a goal after a display of lightning speed, assisted by Riley Martian. Carly Alexander secured the win with the final goal.

The Vernon Sunshine Autographic Junior B2 Swag shut out the Kelowna Tween A’s 6-0 Saturday in Enderby with Alanna Fox collecting 3+1.

Paige Webster added 2+1 and Brenna Beck scored once in front of Emily Olds.

The Swag lost 5-3 to the same Kelowna crew Sunday in Enderby with Fox getting three goals and Kim Wilson two assists.

In Tween C play Sunday night, the Vernon Invaders lost 12-4 to Shuswap with Marika Munroe scoring a deuce and singles going to Ashleigh Cohen (unassisted) and Ava Haldane, assisted by Miranda Blatney. Marlee DeBoer drew a helper on one of Munroe’s tallies.