Spencer Norrie of Minnewasta won the 1st Pembina Valley Classic. Norrie, who was even-par 72 at Minnewasta, one-over par 72 at Carman and three under-par 68 at Winkler, finished six shots ahead of Terry Enns of the Winkler golf club. Dale Giesbrecht of Minnewasta was in third place at 223 followed by Todd Slatnik of Winnipeg who was 226. Flight winners two through eight were Abe Hildebrand, Glen Wiebe, Robin Wiebe, Jordan Peters, Terence Hesom, Paul Rosten and Marv Murdy.
The Altona Bisons are one win away from a trip to the Manitoba Junior Baseball League final. Maddux Mateychuk went the distance, struck out 15 A's and also homered as the Bisons defeated St. James 6-1 Sunday night at Access Field. The best-of-three semifinal is tied at one and the deciding third game goes tonight at Optimist Park. The Carillon Sultans edged the Elmwood Giants 4-3 in La Broquerie. That series is tied at one and game three is set for tonight at Koskie Field.
South Central, Oildome and Carillon were the top three finishers at the 15U AAA qualifier in Ile des Chenes and will compete in the Provincial Tier 1 championship this weekend in Brandon. South Central, Carillon and Brandon were the top three finishers at the 13U AAA qualifier in Niverville and will play in the Provincial Tier 1 championship this weekend in Altona.
Central Energy beat the Westman Magic 3-1 in the final of Softball Manitoba's U13 AAA Provincial Championship in Brandon. Central lost 7-2 to the Magic in the 1 vs 2 page playoff game and then defeated the Eastman Wildcats 6-2 in the semifinals.
Team Manitoba lost 12-10 to Ontario (2) and finished with a 1-4 record at Baseball Canada's Women's Invitational Championship in Stonewall. Ontario (1) defeated the Quebec Elite Team 9-8 in the gold medal game. Team Manitoba's roster included Kate Heppner of Winkler, Emily Foster & Michayla Peacock of Somerset and Avery Pickering of St. Adolphe.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated Gary 3-0 and completed a three-game sweep of the SouthShore RailCats. Rookie Goldeyes starter RJ Martinez allowed just four hits over six innings of work to earn the victory. He struck out five and did not walk a batter. The 23-year-old lefty retired 11 of the last 12 batters he faced. Zac Ryan, Travis Seabrooke, and Tasker Strobel each threw an inning of scoreless relief as Winnipeg blanked the RailCats for the second consecutive Sunday. Strobel pitched around a two-out double in the ninth inning to convert his 17th save of the season, tying him for the American Association lead with Fargo-Moorhead’s Alex DuBord.
Canadian athletes won 4 medals and recorded 14, top-8 results at the world track and field championships that wrapped up Sunday in Eugene, Oregon. The final medal came courtesy of Pierce LePage of Whitby, Ontario, who collected silver in the decathlon. Canada's other medallists were the men's 4x100-metre relay team, which won gold; Camryn Rogers of Surrey who won silver in women's hammer throw, and Edmonton's Marco Arop, who raced to bronze in the men's 800 metres.