Morning Star Staff
Cassie Bosworth bagged a deuce as the Buy-Low Vixens bounced the Burnaby Bellinis 6-1 in the finals of the Adult Safe Hockey League women’s regionals at Burnaby Eight Rinks.
Jen Spitzer, Kelsey Halvorson, Lee Hamilton and Derri Cooper added singles for the Vixens.
Nichole Gudeit scored twice as the Vixens slammed the Burnaby Stingers 9-0 in their second game. Spitzer, Mandy Christensen, Morgan Zoethout, Hayley Silcocks, Christine Bosworth, Cassie Bosworth and Halvorson completed the offence.
Buy-Low shut down the Bellinis 1-0 in their opener with Spitzer converting with an awesome deflection off Christine Bosworth’s shot. The shutout went to Jen Burton.
The Vixens did not lose a game all season, claiming the Merritt Queens on Ice Tournament, Women’s Masters event in Kamloops and topped Nelson tourney.
They also took the league and playoff titles in the local ASHL.
The Vixens are a true team on and off the ice; they play with heart and every player contributes something.
n Vernon Ajax struck gold in the Canadian Hockey Enterprises Okanagan Cup in Kelowna.
Chris Martin pulled the natural hat trick as the Ajax stopped Nanaimo Cyclones 6-1 in the final.
Dallas Zupp supplied 1+3, while Wes Vanderveen and Mike Gilman completed the offence in front of game MVP Jeff Work.
Zupp counted 4+2 and Vanderdeen earned 1+3 for MVP as the Ajax ambushed North Vancouver Cedar Wolves 9-0.
Martin pocketed 1+3 for MVP and Zupp had 2+2 as Vernon blanked Whitehorse Thunder 5-0.
Game one saw the Ajax outlast the Cyclones 10-6 behind 4+1 from MVP Zupp and two goals apiece from Gilman and Darcy Quiring.
Kevin Weslowski had 1+2, while Darren Zupp had three helpers. John Murgatroyd (ex-Merritt Centennial) was MVP for the Cyclones. The Ajax qualify for the Tournament of Champions in Banff in the fall.