Garden Valley will take on Lorette in the final of the Provincial AAA Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Championship at Gray Academy in Winnipeg. The Zodiacs defeated St. James 59-44 in the semifinals.

Mike Rey scored twice and Reed Peters made 40 saves as the Morden Bombers downed the Ste. Anne Aces 4-1 in game one of the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League’s best-of-seven final. Tyler Peers and Jory Mullin also scored for the Bombers. Pat Normandeau had the lone goal for the Aces. Game two goes Sunday in Ste. Anne.

Portage Collegiate lost both round robin games and was eliminated at the Provincial AAAA High School Hockey Championship in Winnipeg. The Trojans fell 10-0 to the St. Paul’s Crusaders and 5-2 to the Westwood Warriors. The Crusaders will meet Steinbach Regional and the Warriors will take on Garden City in the semifinals which have been rescheduled to Sunday because of the snowfall warnings.

The Pembina Valley Hawks lost 4-0 to the Winnipeg Bruins Friday night at the Southdale Arena in game one of the Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League’s best-of-five semifinal. Dimitri Fortin made 27 saves in recording the shutout. Hawks netminder Raden LeGall faced 46 shots. Game two is Sunday in Morden.

Pembina Valley gave up five second period goals and lost 7-1 to the Charleswood Hawks at the Eric Coy Arena. Merek Degraeve had the lone goal for the Twisters.

Ty Nash scored 3:08 into overtime to lift the Winnipeg Ice past the Edmonton Oil Kings 5-4.

Defenseman Jocelyne Larocque of Ste. Anne and goaltender Kristen Campbell of Brandon were named to Team Canada’s 23-player roster for the 2023 World Women’s Hockey Championship which will be held April 5th-16th in Brampton, Ontario.

Manitoba champions Matt Dunstone, B.J. Neufeld, Colton Lott and Ryan Harnden will meet defending champion Brad Gushue at 6 p.m. in the 1-2 Page Playoff game at the 2023 Brier in London, Ontario. Dunstone defeated Brendan Bottcher of Calgary 5-3 and Gushue bounced Mike McEwen of Ontario 9-3. Bottcher and McEwen play in the 3-4 Page Playoff game at 12 p.m.