The Salmon Arm midget A female team went 1-3 in tournament action in Kelowna on the weekend.
The Silvertips opened the tourney with a strong showing against the home Kelowna squad crushing them 9-2.
Taylor Vandale scored her first of three goals just 10 seconds in when her shot from the high slot beat the Kelowna goalie on the short side.
Emily Clarke scored later in the first on a one timer courtesy of a great feathered pass from Sam Maric.
The ’Tips extended their lead early in the second, cleaning up a rebound from a Hailey Haskell shot.
Brooke Berube scored her first of the season when she fooled the keeper with a wrist shot from out wide, and finally Sam Maric scored her first of the season when she converted a pass from Emily Clarke.
Taylor Vandale completed her hat trick early in the second and Cailee Bauml and Makenna Southam rounded out the Tips scoring.
In the afternoon game on Friday, Cranbrook had a strong showing and defeated the ’Tips 5-1.
Salmon Arm opened the scoring at the seven minute mark of the first, on a power play when Brooke Miller scored after some great work in the corner by Vandale and Bauml.
The score was 1-1 at the half. Cranbrook extended their lead with a power play goal just after the half and did not look back.
Saturday morning saw Terrace come out flying against a sluggish ’Tips team.
They scored early on a screened power-play shot and then again on a break away just a minute later.
Maric was able to break the shut-out bid in the third when she missed on a break away, but was able to recover the puck and fire it in far side.
Cassidy Marshall scored the ’Tips second goal when she banged home a rebound off on an Emily Clarke shot. The score ended 8-2.
In the afternoon game, the tired Tips played a Prince George team who were playing their first game of the day and dominated from start to finish with a 7-0 win.
Hailey Haskell, Caitlyn Marshall and Makenna Southam all played strong defensive games to keep the game close until the end.
Bailey Berndt and Taylor Thomlinson shared the goal tending duties over the weekend.