Maggie dry grad cashes in from the greens

Soccer, golf fundraiser, spring hockey and slo pitch are highlighted in the Sports In Brief

Maggie Grad a hit on the greens

Twin Lakes Golf Course hosted the annual Princess Margaret Dry Grad Golf By Donation Day on April 29.  Over 140 people, golfers and supporters, showed up to help the 2012 Grads raise money for their Dry Grad.  “It was a great day for golf and community spirit,” said Kate Swanson of Twin Lakes. “I understand that Maggie Dry Grad raised almost $4,000 on their Golf By Donation Day. It feels great to be able to give back to the community in such a big way.” Swanson said if other groups would like to reserve the course for a Golf By Donation Day, email her at

Pinnacles score big win

Sara Vriends scored a hattrick helping the Penticton Pinnacles under-13 girls soccer team en route to a 5-1 win against Revelsoke. Jollee Perrier scored once while Kyra Wallace tallied a penalty kick. Sam Oliver and Carmen Johnston dominated the midfield.

Hornets hockey team wins tourney

Penticton Speedway Hornets downed the Alberta Foothills Elite hockey team 6-4 in the Kelown Heat Blast tournament last weekend. The Hornets whipped the South Alberta Selects 10-1, defeated Foothills Elite 4-0, Vancouver Selects 3-0, then lost to the B.C. Bolts 5-4 and tied the Kelowna Heat 2-2.

Penticton slo pitch action

Jack’s Java Stop leads the top division in Penticton’s Mixed Slo Pitch league with a 12-1 record. Their only loss came against the Infra Red Sox, 15-3. In second are the Dirtbags at 11-2, while Sporting Woods are 5-6-0. In the B division, the Brat Pack leads with way with a 9-2-0 record, while Musty Mitts are second at  8-2-0 and in third the No Glove No Love at 8-4-0. The Good Time Buddies are a perfect 11-0 in the C division with a five point lead on the Brew Jays, who are 9-1-1. Cherry Lane Liquor Snow Blind Friends are in third with a 7-4-1 mark. In the D division, the Smoking Aces remain at the top with a 10-2-0 record despite losing their last game 18-4. Prior to that loss, the Aces downed Clancey’s Pitch Slap 18-11. In second place are the Lobsters at 9-3-0, while the Keystone Crushers are in third at 8-3-0.