The Southeast Thistles exploded in the second half and crushed the Wasps 2nd Division team 52-10 on Wednesday night.

It was another good turn out as over three dozen fans watched a nail biter of a first half. Player coach Caleb Fenton knew the effort was there and they would be rewarded eventually. "I told the boys I was proud of them, making every effort to continue to play, contesting rucks and creating turnovers. I told them I don't see 'stars' but a team, a brotherhood of players working together."

At the half, trailing 10-7, Fenton and the Thistles made some minor changes and had a message for the group. "You have a job, so do your job." Said Fenton.

It worked.

In the second half, the Thistles came out energized and carried the play for long stretches. 3 Try's (15 points) in 5 minutes gave the Thistles the lead and they didn't look back. They held the Wasps outside the 22 yard line as they didn't get a sniff of any offence.

The final was a blowout 52-10 and the Thistles will look to continue the momentum Thursday June 29th at home. Game time is 7:15pm at AD Penner Park.

Players that scored Try's:

David Latiki - 2 Try's (10 points)

Pita Hoit - 2 Try's (10 points)

Alex Nadeau - 1 Try (5 points)

Ifi Ramano - 1 Try (5 points)

Nato Lomaini - 1 Try (5 points)

Paul Roitivi - 1 Try (5 points)

Ioan Matt Evans - 6 conversion kicks for 12 points

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Saturday, June 24th

Edmonton at B.C., 9 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at St. Paul, 7:05 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Kansas City 3 Toronto 2
Texas 8 New York 1
Oakland at Chicago, 1:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Cleveland, 3:10 p.m.
Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 3:10 p.m.
Los Angeles at Boston, 6:15 p.m.
Houston at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League
Cincinnati at Washington, 3:05 p.m.
Chicago at Miami, 3:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 6:15 p.m.
New York at San Francisco, 6:15 p.m.
Philadelphia at Arizona, 9:10 p.m.
Colorado at Los Angeles, 9:10 p.m.
Detroit at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.

Friday, June 23rd

Calgary 31 Ottawa 31 (OT)

Manitoba Major Soccer League
6th Division
Grunthal SC 3 Southside SpVgg 1
8th Division
Hanover Impact 2 Chexx FC 2 (tie)

Manitoba Junior Baseball League
Pembina Valley 12 Carillon 6
St. Boniface 2 Altona 1.
Brandon vs Interlake (ppd)

American Baseball Association
St. Paul 13 Winnipeg 7

Major League Baseball
American League
Kansas City 5 Toronto 4
Boston 9 Los Angeles 4
Tampa Bay 15 Baltimore 5
Minnesota 5 Cleveland 0
Oakland 3 Chicago 0
New York 2 Texas 1 (10 innings)
Seattle 13 Houston 3
National League
Washington 6 Cincinnati 5 (10 innings)
Miami 2 Chicago 0
Atlanta 5 Milwaukee 4
Pittsburgh 4 St. Louis 3
Philadelphia 6 Arizona 1
Los Angeles 6 Colorado 1
New York 11 San Francisco 4
San Diego 1 Detroit 0

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