Hockey players join Kelowna team

Two Summerland girls have been part of a top-level female hockey team in Kelowna this year.

Sarah Paul

Sarah Paul

Two Summerland girls have been part of a top-level female hockey team in Kelowna this year.

Sarah Paul, 11 and Lyndsy Acheson, 12 have been part of the Kelowna Rockets Tier 1 Female PeeWee Rep A team.

Paul plays forward while Acheson plays defence for the team.

Both players are new to the Kelowna team this year.

Before joining the team, Acheson played minor hockey in Penticton for the past eight years.

“It’s really fun. It’s a faced-paced game,” Acheson said.

Paul started playing hockey four years ago. In addition to her practices with the team, she is on the ice on Saturdays for extra practices

Both hope to play for Team Canada in the future.

The last regular season games were held on Feb. 14 and 15.

In the first game, against Kamloops, Paul added five goals and four assists, which Acheson scored once.

The second game, on Saturday, resulted in three goals and three assists for Paul.