Ignite off to provincials

Kayla Summerfelt recorded the shutout and Julie Francis pulled the hat trick as the Vernon Ignite iced Salmon Arm 5-0 in U14 ringette play.

Morning Star Staff

Kayla Summerfelt shut the door on Salmon Arm Sunday.

The Vernon Ignite goalie stopped every shot while Julie Francis popped in three goals to lead the Ignite to a 5-0 win and capture the Thompson Okanagan Ringette League’s U14B TORL Cup.

The Ignite, who ran their winning streak to 10 games, advance to the the B.C. playdowns, March 11-13, at CanLan Ice Sports Centre in North Vancouver.

Kristin Ho and Alassa Johnson also scored Sunday for the Ignite, who advanced to the final Saturday with a 5-2 victory over Westside.

Francis scored twice while singles went to Bryn Korol, Tristan Dewitt and Hannah McMorran.

Vernon Crushers edged the Kelowna Avalance 4-3 in U10 action at the Capital News Centre in Kelowna.

The Crushers led 2-0 at the half on a pair of goals from Madison Edgar.

In the second half, Vernon got goals from Emily Gilman, assisted on a beautiful cross-crease pass from Poppy O’Brien, and Lucia Manton, who fired one in from a long distance after taking a pass off the boards from Natasha Vienneau.

Coda Spencer was aggressive in net in picking for the win.





Vernon Morning Star