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Purple Flames gain 8-8 draw

The Vernon Purple Flames battled host West Kelowna to a thrilling 8-8 draw in Bunnie ringette action Sunday at Jim Lind Arena.

Morning Star Staff

The Vernon Purple Flames battled host West Kelowna to a thrilling 8-8 draw in Bunnie ringette action Sunday at Jim Lind Arena.

Vernon’s Kennedy Jackson (1+2) opened the scoring early in the first period. Rounding out the scoring in the period were Sophie Scott and Ava Dawn Hawrys, with a deuce. Hawrys also finished with two helpers.

In the second period, the ever-improving Purple Flames got snipes from Emily Gilman and Jocelyn Tew (2+2).

The entire team played a fantastic game as they are starting to work together through excellent coaching from Lynne Wiker and Teresa Gilman.

The Vernon DCT Chambers Roar fell 8-2 to Kelowna in Petite action Saturday.

The Roar’s first goal was provided by Julie Francis and assisted by Liam Van Wyk, while their second came from Ashly Shwaluk, assisted by Emma Lochhead.

Brooklyn Ashby faced countless shots in net. Sierra Lochhead, Chayse Krause, Amy Demetrick, Mackenzie Gilman and Georgia Lannon provided the rest of the support for the Roar.

The shorthanded Cornerstone Dental Adrenaline Rush lost 2-1 and 4-2 to Kelowna in Under 16A action.

Shelby Connors scored on a breakaway pass from Maddie Powls with Saylor Martian earning the secondary assist, in the first loss. Maddy Percy, Martian and Wynter Vanderveen were solid on defence and Garrett Adams was stellar in net.

The Rush led the second game 2-0 for most of the first period with Alex Drury clicking, unassisted, and Alyssa Racine converting, from Drury. Fatigue got the best of the Rush the rest of the way.

The Vernon Uprising played a solid game against Shuswap despite losing 5-0 in U16B Junior play.

Despite Katrina Winstanley’s cat-like reflexes in net Sunday morning, the Novice Vernon Ice Rockets fell 7-3 to Kelowna #2.

The Rockets opened the scoring with quick goals from Aimee Skinner and Hillary Quiring, but Kelowna battled back. Jasmine Horton played her best game this season, checking everything in sight, and assisting Quiring on the Rockets’ third goal. Kylie Sheldrake was robbed from scoring at close range, while Brooklyn Tardiff and Kristin Franks hustled hard all game.

In U14 action, Vernon and Kelowna tied 2-2 with Abygayle Williamson, assisted by Evan Koshure and Aly Carter, and Hailey Quiring, from Emma Carter and Racine, handling the Vernon attack.

Jayden Scott pulled the hat trick as the Vernon Victory Advertising Works ambushed the Shuswap 10-2 in Under 12 action.

 

Kenzie Koshure, Kristin Ho and Grace Cornell each supplied two goals each, while Bryn Korol added a single.

 

 

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