The Altona Bisons and Winkler Royals are Baseball Manitoba Provincial AA champions. The Bisons outscored host Morden 14-9 in the 13U final and the Royals downed host Hamiota 9-3 in the 15U final. The Bonivital White Sox edged Mitchell 6-5 in an extra inning in the 11U final in Winnipeg while Gladstone shaded Boissevain 7-6 in two extra innings in the 18U final in Brandon. The Border League bounced the Elmwood Giants 15-0 in the final of the Provincial Senior AA All-Stars Championship in Morden. The 18U AAA (Tier 1 & 2) championships takes place this weekend in Winnipeg; the Provincial Senior A championship will be held in Wawanesa and Baseball Manitoba's Prospects Showcase will be in Brandon. The 13U AAA qualifier will be held in Niverville and the 15U AAA qualifier will take place in Ile des Chenes.
Central Energy defeated Smitty's Terminators 3-1 and captured Softball Manitoba's Provincial U19 AAA championship in Portage. Central Energy lost 7-0 to the Winnipeg Lightning in the final of the U17 AAA championship in Friedensfeld. Imperial downed Keystone 16-4 in the U15 A final. Host Winkler captured the bronze medal game 11-4 over Virden.
The Manitoba Junior Baseball League playoffs begin tonight as the defending champion Elmwood Giants face the Interlake Blue Jays at Koskie Field in game one of their best-of-three quarterfinal. The three other series begin Tuesday as the Altona Bisons host the Pembina Valley Orioles, the Carillon Sultans meet the St. Boniface Legionaires at Whittier Park and the St. James A's face the Winnipeg South Wolves at Optimist Park.
Jhon Vargas, RJ Martinez, Bryan Blanton, Travis Seabrooke, and Tasker Strobel combined on a four-hit shutout as the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Gary SouthShore RailCats 4-0 at Shaw Park. David Washington drove in Hidekel Gonzalez and Raul Navarro with a two-out single in the Goldeyes' three-run eighth inning.
Team Manitoba lost 31-19 to British Columbia in the fifth place game at the 2022 Football Canada Cup. B.C. jumped out to a 28-7 halftime lead. Manitoba recorded one win and two losses in Kelowna. Saskatchewan defeated Alberta 13-1 in the championship game.
It's week eight of the Prairie Putter Men's Golf League and three matches are scheduled for today. First place Winkler will meet Minnewasta in Morden, Carman hosts Scotswood Links and Bridges is at Portage.