Vernon Flames' Emma Lochhead drives to the net with Vernon Blue Lightning's Grace Cornell following closely behind in Novice ringette action Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

Rush roll into Xmas unbeaten

Vernon Newalta Rush head into holiday break undefeated with 9-5 Tween A ringette win over Kelowna Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.

The Vernon Newalta Rush cruised into the holiday break undefeated as they outgunned the Kelowna 9-5 in Tween A ringette action Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.

The Rush, who are making the most of their promotion to the Tween A loop, used offence from Kendra Ostafie (3+3), Shelby Connors (3+1), Caleb Pope (1+2), Alex Drury (1+1) and Amy Parson.

Normally a defender, Katelyn Paulin strapped on the goalie pads to earn the win.

The Vernon Sunshine Autographics Swag bowed 12-6 to the Thompson Okanagan B.C. Winter Games team in an exhibition tilt Saturday.

Alana Fox led the Swag with two goals and two assists, while Sydney Harder and Dayna Hanley, each had 2+1. Brenna Beck supplied two assists.

Vernon’s Teigan Moore put on a scoring clinic for Thompson Okanagan, recording six goals and two helpers.

The Swag skated to a  3-3 draw with Kelowna Sunday.

Fox, with a pair, and Bailey Williamson handled Vernon’s offence in front of Emily Olds, who was stellar in recording 36 saves.

The North Enderby Timber Flames fell 14-7 to Vernon Blue Sunday at PV.

Levi Knopf, Georgia Lannon and Julie Francis each netted two goals for the Flames, who got a single from Emma Lochhead. Francis chipped in with an assist. Netminder Kaila Summerfelt made some great saves, aided by strong defensive play from Ashly Shwaluk.

Alyssa Racine racked up four goals to lead the Vernon DCT Chambers Lightning to a 5-2 win over         Salmon Arm Sunday at PV.

Stephanie Baker supplied the other marker for the Bolts, who got assists from Wynter Vanderveen    and Demi Williamson.


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