The Miller Aces will meet the Morden Thunder in the Zone 4 High School Hockey League final. Ryan Thiessen scored twice including the go-ahead goal shorthanded 1:34 into the third period as the defending champion Thunder edged the Pembina Tigers 3-2 in Pilot Mound in the deciding third game of their semifinal. Vance Olson also scored for Morden. Derek Rasmussen had both Tigers goals.

The Carman Cougars won bronze at the Provincial AA High School Hockey Championship in Boissevain. Josh Hiebert scored three times and Ethan Wilde had a goal and four assists as the Cougars downed the Major Pratt Trojans 9-3 in the third place game. The Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur Wildcats beat the Killarney/Wawanesa Raiders 5-1 in the gold medal game.

Acoyen Fehr had two goals and an assist and Bryson Yaschyshyn made 26 saves in the Pembina Valley Hawks 5-1 win over the Kenora Thistles. The Hawks, who will finish seventh in the Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League, play their regular season finale Sunday afternoon against the Thistles in Morden.

The Morden Bombers will meet the Warren Mercs and the Winkler Royals will take on the Ste. Anne Aces in the SEMHL semifinals. Cody Fowlie had three goals and two assists and league MVP Brenden Walker had a goal and four helpers as the defending champion Aces downed the Ile des Chenes Northstars 9-3. Ste. Anne took the best-of-five quarterfinal three games to one.

The Brandon Wheat Kings gave up three third period goals and dropped a 5-2 decision to the Raiders in Prince Albert. Dominik Petr had both goals for the Wheat Kings.

The Manitoba Moose scored four unanswered third period goals en route to a 4-2 victory over the Calgary Wranglers at Canada Life Centre. Axel Jonsson-Fjallby had a pair of goals for the Moose while singles went to Dawson Barteaux and Jeffrey Viel.

Claire Dalton had a hat trick and Winnipeg’s Kati Tabin picked up an assist as Montreal downed Ottawa 6-2 in the lone Professional Women’s Hockey League game on Saturday.

The playoffs are set at the Provincial Junior Curling Championships in Carman. Shaela Hayward of Carman will face Zoey Terrick of the Heather and Jordon McDonald of Assiniboine Memorial will meet Jace Freeman of Virden in the 1 vs 2 page playoff games. Emily Cherwinski of Assiniboine Memorial will take on Rylie Buchalter of the Heather and Zach Norris of Morris will face Rylan Campbell of West St. Paul in the 3 vs 4 page playoff games.

Rachel Homan of Ontario has earned a berth in the final of the 2024 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary. The three-time Canadian champion stole two points in the extra end and defeated Jennifer Jones 6-4 in the 1 vs 2 page playoff game Saturday night. Jones will meet Kate Cameron in the semifinal Sunday morning. Cameron downed Selena Sturmay of Alberta 6-4 in the 3 vs 4 page playoff game.