Vernon Blu Belles' Kirsten Moore (left) keeps the pressure on as Shuswap Stingers' Zoe Hawrys (No. 16) gains control of the ring in Under 19 girls ringette action Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

Vikes ice Thunder Cats

The Vernon Five Star Awards Vikings split their Petite ringette weekend games,.

The Vernon Five Star Awards Vikings split their

Petite ringette weekend games, starting with an 8-7

win over the Vernon Advertising Works Thunder

Cats Saturday at Priest Valley Arena.

Trailing 5-0 at the intermission, the Vikes found

their stride, scoring five unanswered goals.

Evangeline Koshure and Alyssa Carter led the

charge with three goals and an assist each. Kalen

Webster and Rylie Marchand chipped in singles.

Caenen Wisse played a strong game in net.

Abygayle Williamson and Makayla Vanderzwan,

each with two goals and an assist, sparked the

Thunder Cat attack. Madison Fox had two goals

and Jillian Pipke supplied one. Mackenzie Munroe

chipped in with an assist in front of Brooke Buller.

Despite hard checking and countless shots on

net, the short-benched Vikings were unable to

rally a second time, falling 5-1 to Kelowna #3 on


The Vikings’ lone goal was scored by Koshure.

Williamson turned the hat trick as the Thunder

Cats bounced back Sunday with a 6-5 win over the

host West Kelowna Ringrobbers at Jim Lind Arena.

Miranda Chapple pocketed a pair of goals and

Fox buried one.

Munroe and Sophie Granley added assists in

support of Vanderzwan, who was strong in goal.

In Novice action, the Vernon North Enderby

Timber Flames came up short in an 8-5 Novice loss

to Kelowna.

Levi Knopf led the Vernon scoring with two

goals and two assists. Katie Finlayson and Julie

Francis, each with a goal and assist, and Georgia

Lannon completed the offence. Arriana Kositsin,

Amy Demetrick and Emma Lochhead all played

solid defence in front of Ashly Shwaluk.

The Vernon Newalta Rush iced Kelowna 10-0 in

a Tween B romp Sunday at PV.

The Rush got offence from Kendra Ostafie and

Hannah Popilchak, each with 2+2, Shelby Conners

(2), Alex Drury, Caleb Pope and Saige Woodliffe,

each with a goal and assist, and Maddie Percy.

Saylor Martian pocketed an assist.

In Tween C play, Rebecca VanEyck and Marika

Monroe supplied the offence as the Vernon Invaders

fell 7-2 to host Shuswap Sunday.

Ava Haldane earned an assist on VanEyck’s


Emily Olds picked up the shutout as the Vernon

Sunshine Autograph Swag defused Shuswap NRG

10-0 in Junior B action Saturday in Enderby.

Alanna Fox fired four goals and two helpers for

the Sunshine crew. Dayna Hanley, Sydney Harder,

Paige Webster and Brenna Beck each recorded a

goal and assist, and Kendra Racine and Olivia Percy

netted singles. Bailey Williamson (2), Kennedy

Pope, Kim Wilson and Desiree Turnbull supplied


William Erickson made a stellar debut in net as

the Vernon Shooting Stars doubled host Kelowna

6-3 in Bunny play Sunday.

Vernon goals and assists came from Brooklyn

Young, Mackenzie Gilman, Paige Edgar, Chayse

Krause and Sierra Lochhead.

The Shooting Star defence was solid in front of


In other Bunny action, Daine Thoma pulled the

hat trick and Logan Thoma scored his first goal of

the year as Vernon #2 iced West Kelowna #2 15-9.

Kenzie Koshure, Jaden Scott and Emma Elders,

also with three goals apiece, and Grace Cornell,

with a deuce, rounded out the Vernon offence.

Jessie Campbell and Liam VanWyke both shared

netminding duties.


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