Morning Star Staff
Winners at the Kelowna Sweetheart tournament, the Vernon Ignite U14B ringette team continues to win.
The Ignite began Thompson Okanagan Ringette League (TORL) Cup action on the weekend with a pair of 8-2 victories over Salmon Arm and Kelowna.
Kristin Ho and Amy Demetrick had two goals each for Vernon in the win over Salmon Arm while Abby Sveistrup, Bryn Korol, Hannah McMorran and Grace Cornell added singles.
Ho had four in the win over Kelowna while singles went to Demetrick, Tristan Dewitt, Alassa Johnson and Korol.
In U12 play, a week after only beating the West Kelowna Wild Fire by one at the Sweetheart event, the vernon Venom stepped it up TORL Cup play, and scored a 10-5 win over their rivals Saturday morning.
Makenna Jackson led the offence with three goals, two off of feeds from linemate Kristen Francks, who also scored a pair.
Trailing 4-3 at the half, Hillary Quiring sniped in a goal blocker-side to tied it up early in the second half.
Quiring then ran a free ring, give-and-go clinic, setting up Caryss Hill and Brianna Visser for two, 20 seconds apart, to give the Venom a 7-4 lead.
Sierra Fernley also netted a single, set up by Aimee Skinner who played solid defence with partners Sophie Bilodeau, Amelia Johnson and Sadie Christensen.
Alyssa Patterson carried the ring and set up Jackson for her third goal late in the game. Jordan Tung picked up the win..
The Vernon Storm U12s continued their winning ways from the Sweetheart tournament, blitzing the Shuswap Flames 10-1 Saturday.
Sierra Lochhead led the winners with 3+1, Chayse Krause added 2+1 and Shaila Austin and Chloe Scabar each scored twice while Sam Shaw added a single.
Assists went to Brooklyn Tardiff, Rhys Taylor-Hawes, Alecia Hughes and Astrid Beatty. Katrina Winstanley got the win in net.