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
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