In its first game Saturday, TORL Junior AA tied Shuswap Belle 6-6.
The first goal went to Teigan Moore with an ssist from Riley Pickrell. The second was scored by Allison Bihari, assisted by Taigan Radomske. Moore scored the third with an assist from Alyx Rudderham. Moore got the hat trick with the fourth goal, assisted by Megan Weatherill.
The fifth goal was scored by Radomske, assisted by Kianna Pak.Radomske followed up with the sixth, assisted by Pak and Courtney Oye.
In their second game it was TORL Junior AA 3, Kelowna/Westside Belle 4.
The first goal came from Rudderham, assisted by Pak, who then scored the second goal unassisted. The third goal was scored by Radomske, unassisted. Tara Macmillan was great in net for both games.
Shuswap Ringette held their annual Playdays at the Sunwave Centre this past weekend, with the Icebreakers Novice team playing a pair of games on Saturday. The Icebreakers lost their first game to Vernon, with a final score of 12-3. Bethany Riley scored once, and Ashley Bitz scored once in the first and once in the second to round out the scoring.
The second game saw the Icebreakers victorious as they defeated Westside in a very evenly matched contest.
Westside took a 5-4 lead into the first intermission, with goals for the Icebreakers from Cadence Petitclerc-Crosby, Bethany Wilson, Mikaela Curdyk and Natasha Kociuba.
Shuswap tied it up early in the second with Curdyk getting her second goal before Westside again took the lead. The Icebreakers then scored three straight with two more from Petitclerc-Crosby to complete the hat-trick, and another from Wilson to take an 8-6 lead late into the period. Westside scored once more, but couldn’t complete the comeback. Shuswap wins, 8-7.
Sunday saw the Icebreakers hit the road for a game in Rutland, against the Kelowna Ring Burglars. Both teams scored twice in the first with Petitclerc-Crosby and Chloe Latosky scoring for the Icebreakers. Shuswap couldn’t be contained in the second, scoring twice more for the 4-2 victory. The game winner went to Curdyk, with Heidi-Leigh Boileau getting the insurance marker.
Ring of Fire
On Saturday the Ring of Fire petite team fought a hard battle against Vernon. Tori Keehn, who would go on to score a hat-trick, scored the first goal for the team off an assist from Kassi Archambault. Vernon then took the lead by scoring two goals in quick succession. Keehn’s second goal came off an assist from Jaiden Clifford. Brooklynne Agricola’s consistent pressure and determination paid dividends with a goal late in the first period. The first period ended with the Ring of Fire trailing 4 to 3.
The team came out strong in the second period with a goal from Clifford off an assist from Emilie Petryschen. A spectacular sliding goal from Agricola (who also scored a hat-trick), levelled the score at 5-all. Stephanie Martin played aggressively and was a strong presence on the ice. The scoreboard soon read 6-6. With the clock showing just over a minute to go, Agricola scored the winning goal.
Victoria Sirko once again did an amazing job of keeping the goals out of the net, with good support from Emma Kirkman and Alexa Haddath.
Sunday’s first game was against Vernon II. The team switched it up a bit with Agricola playing in goal. The first period saw two goals from Keehn, with Marissa Materi assisting with one. The second period opened with Megan Clarke scoring her first goal of the season off an assist from Martin. Clifford and Paige Saitz made a great pairing, with each one scoring a goal and being the assist. Despite a stronger second period, Ring of Fire ended the game down 8-5.
The second game against Westside saw Ring of Fire come out strong with two goals from Martin. However, two quick goals from Westside towards the end of the first period resulted in a 5-2 lead. Ring of Fire did not give up and managed to score four goals in the second period: two from Agricola, and one a piece for Clarke and Saitz. Final score 9-6 for Westside.