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Quiring’s four points powers Ice Rockets

The Ice Rockets grounded the Ice Dragons 7-2 in an all-Vernon Novice ringette game Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

Morning Star Staff

The Ice Rockets grounded the Ice Dragons 7-2 in an all-Vernon Novice ringette game Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

Netminder Katrina Winstanley shopped countless shots by the Dragons. The Rockets’ offence was led by Hillary Quiring with a hat trick and an assist, while Kristin Francks (1+2), Jasmine Horton, Aimee Skinner and Victoria Schultz also scored.

Assists came from Amber Lowe and Chloe Scabar. Jordan Tung checked hard and made some great passes in the neutral zone.

Dragons’ tender Rhys Taylor-Hawes was stellar in net and was supported by teammates Amelia Johnson and Sasha Austin, each with one goal. Jaya Chauhan and Kierra Newman played tough defence for the Dragons.

The Ice Rockets, coached by Dean Francks and Darcy Quiring, bowed 9-4 to Kelowna in Saturday action.

Brooklyn Tardiff made countless saves in net, while Aimee Skinner (2), Makenna Jackson and Lowe handled the Rockets’ offence. Kylie Sheldrake and Alecia Hughes each had an assist.

Julie Francis supplied four goals as the Vernon DCT Chambers Roar stomped Westside 16-2 in Petite action Saturday.

Emma Lochhead added three snipes, while  Sierra Lochhead, Georgia Lannon and Mackenzie Gilman counted two apiece. Rhys Taylor-Hawes, with 1+3, Ashly Shwaluk, with 1+2, and Liam Van Wyk rounded out the attack.

The Roar got great goaltending from Brooklyn Ashby.

Vernon Adrenaline Rush U16A shut down the TORL Tween AA Selects 7-0 with Alex Drury and Maddie Powls each scoring twice in support of Garrett Adams.

Shelby Connors, Saige Woodliffe and Kendra Ostafie supplied singles.

Vernon’s two Bunnie Divisions teams opened the season Sunday with  Team #2 edging Team #1 5-4 in a back and forth tilt.

Ksnenia Hawrys-Wilkerson opening the scoring midway through the first period for the winners, who got other goals from Jocelyn Tew, Sophie Scott, Kennedy Jackson and Teagan Scober. Tew’s snipe was the prettiest of the game.

The Vernon U14B Newalta Bombers ambushed host West Kelowna in TORL action Saturday.

Rylie Marchand paced the Bombers with four goals and one assist. Makayla Vanderzwan (2+2) Miranda Chapple (2+1) Ellen Campbell (2+1) Chelsea McNabb and Jillian Pipke  rounded out the scoring. Aleisha Smith made several excellent saves for the win.

Vernon Advertising Works punished the Westside Pistols 8-0 in U12 Petite play Saturday.

Kristin Ho and Kenzie Koshure both walked away with hat tricks, while Brynn Koral and Jaden Scott netted singles in support of Kayla Summerfelt.

In U16B action, Vernon Silverrock Land Corporation fell 8-3 to Shuswap Saturday at Shaw Place.

Marlee DeBoer, assisted by Ashleigh Cohen, Anastasia Pelletier, from Darian Newman, and Amy Parsons, assisted by Cohen, provided the Vernon goals.


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