Steinbach Regional has advanced to the Final Four of the Provincial AAAA High School varsity girls volleyball championship. The Sabres defeated the Vincent Massey Trojans 18-25, 25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 15-13 in the quarterfinals Saturday at Sisler High School in Winnipeg. The SRSS will meet the South Central Athletic Conference champion College Jeanne-Sauve Olympiens in the semifinals next Wednesday at Investors Group Athletic Centre on the campus of the University of Manitoba in south Winnipeg.
Steinbach Regional will take on Brandon’s Vincent Massey Vikings in the final of the Provincial AAAA Junior Varsity girls volleyball championship Monday at Investors Group Athletic Centre at the U of M. The Sabres, who are the number one seed, beat the Vincent Massey Trojans of Winnipeg 25-16, 20-25, 25-11, 25-20 in the semifinals Saturday night at Dakota Collegiate. The Vikings are the second seed.
Gabrielle Roy will face the Sisler Spartans in the final of the Provincial AAAA Junior Varsity boys volleyball championship Monday at Investors Group Athletic Centre. Les Roys swept the Daniel McIntyre Maroons 27-25, 26-24, 25-19 in the semifinals Saturday night at Glenlawn Collegiate.
Garden Valley boys and Neelin girls won the Provincial AAA Junior Varsity volleyball championships while Miami boys and Warren girls took the A/AA championships.
Sophia Heidinger potted the overtime winner as the Eastman Selects shaded the Yellowhead Chiefs 3-2 in Shoal Lake. Ginger Fast and Reese Beavis also scored for the Selects who received a 22-save performance from Addison Tomes.
The Landmark Blues and Red River Mudbugs were winners in the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League Saturday night. Payton Plett, Sam Toews and Kieran Reimer scored second period goals and Riley Plett made 29 saves as the Blues downed Lorette 4-1. Ben Grift had the lone goal for the Comets. Bryson Loewen and Gavin Hildebrandt scored two goals each as the Mudbugs beat Niverville 6-2.
Kaycee Coyle scored 44 second into overtime to lift the Niverville Nighthawks past the Dauphin Kings 2-1. Nathan Brown had the Nighthawks lone goal in regulation. Niverville netminder Keegan Gordon stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced.
Carter Reid scored twice and Jace Ticknor had a goal and two helpers as the Beausejour Comets defeated the Lundar Falcons 7-3.
The Ste. Anne Aces, Morden Bombers and Portage Islanders were winners in the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League. Miguel Rondeau had a hat trick as the defending champion Aces downed the Notre Dame Hawks 6-1 and improved to 5-0 on the season. Jay Fehr had two goals and two assists as the Bombers beat the Altona Maroons 5-1. Linden McCorrister had three goals and three assists as the Islanders won their first game of the season 11-5 over the Carman Beavers.
The Brandon Wheat Kings dropped a 6-1 decision to Medicine Hat. Andrew Basha had four goals and an assist for the hometown Tigers. Nate Danielson had the lone goal for the Wheat Kings who wrap up their four-game road trip Sunday against the Prince Albert Raiders.
Dan Sherrard of Alberta and Abby Burgess of New Brunswick won the Canadian Curling Club Championship at the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club in Winnipeg. Sherrard defeated Mitch Citron of Saskatchewan 7-2 in the men’s gold medal game. Burgess outscored Lindsay Thorne of Ontario 8-7 in the women’s gold medal game. It’s the third National championship for Sherrard who also won in 2012 & 2013.