It’s day two of the Provincial Junior Varsity High School Volleyball Championships. The Miller Aces will face either Niverville or St. Boniface in the girls quarterfinals and the Garden Valley Zodiacs will take on either Niverville or Swan Valley in the boys quarterfinals at the AAA championships in Winnipeg. Rosenort and St. Paul’s of Elie both have 1-1 round robin records at the A/AA girls championship in Flin Flon. Miami has a 2-0 record and Morris is 0-2 at the A/AA boys championship in The Pas.
There was one game in the Zone 4 High School Hockey League Thursday night. That was in Portage la Prairie where Kolton Worms had a goal and two assists in the Carman Cougars 5-3 victory the PCI Trojans. Josh Hiebert, Ethan Wilde, Grant Friesen and Brayden Poirier also scored for the Cougars. Dillon Henderson had a pair of goals for Portage Collegiate. Kade Maryniuk also scored for the Trojans.
Riley Beauchemin scored the go-ahead goal at 11:38 of the third period as the Ile des Chenes Northstars slipped past the Morden Bombers 2-1 in the lone SEMHL game. Tyler Swerdyliak also scored for the Northstars who received a 49-save performance from Mason Swerdyliak. Mike Rey had the lone goal for the hometown Bombers.
Manitoba champion Derrick Anderson defeated Noel Herron of Ontario 7-3 in his first game of the double-knockout playoffs at the Canadian Curling Club Championship at the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club in Winnipeg. Anderson will face Dan Sherrard of Alberta at 10 a.m. and that winner advances to the semifinals. Anderson, third Justin Hoplock, second Mitch Einarson and lead Chris Sigurdson finished the round robin with a 4-2 record. Manitoba champion Kara Balshaw won her playoff opener 9-1 over Carly Sandwith-Craig of British Columbia. Balshaw will face Abby Burgess of New Brunswick at 1:30 p.m. and that winner moves on to the semifinals. Balshaw, third Heather Carson, second Sandra Carson and lead Cathy Gingera finished the round robin with a 3-3 record.