The Pembina Valley Orioles are riding a three-game winning streak. Jason Penner singled, doubled and drove in four runs in the Orioles 11-2 victory over the defending Manitoba Junior Baseball League champion St. Boniface Legionaires Wednesday in Winkler. 

The Zone 4 champion Morden Thunder will face the Stonewall Rams (12 p.m.) and Vincent Massey Vikings of Brandon (5 p.m.) on day one of the Provincial High School Baseball Championship in Reston. The Garden Valley Zodiacs will take on Steinbach Regional (2:30 p.m.) today and play their final round robin game against Reston/Elkhorn/Melita/Pierson on Friday morning. The Zodiacs earned a spot in the provincials by beating the Lord Selkirk Royals 12-2 in a wildcard game Tuesday in Ile des Chenes. The top two teams in each pool advance to the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon.

Max Murphy stroked a two-run first inning single and added a two-run homer in the seventh as the Winnipeg Goldeyes downed the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 7-2 at Newman Outdoor Field. Starter Joey Matulovich allowed two runs – both earned – on seven hits over seven innings while striking out four. Justin Courtney pitched the final two innings, surrendering just one hit and fanning a pair.

Nick Taylor begins defence of his Canadian Open title today in Ancaster, Ontario. The Abbotsford native won the 2023 Open to end Canada's 69-year drought at the tournament. Taylor drained a 72-foot birdie putt on the fourth playoff hole and beat Tommy Fleetwood for the victory. Taylor is in a group today with Rory McIlroy and Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ontario. Teulon's Aaron Cockerill, who is 29th in the DP Tour rankings, will begin his first round at 1:12 p.m.

Nicole Hensley made 17 saves as Minnesota shutdown Boston 3-0 in the fifth and deciding game of the PWHL final. Liz Schepers, Michela Cava and Kendall Coyne Schofield did the goal scoring for the Walter Cup champions. Mellissa Channell assisted on all three goals. Taylor Heise was voted the recipient of the Ilana Kloss Playoff MVP award after leading the playoffs in goals with five, and finishing tied for first in points with eight, in ten games played. Heise was chosen first overall by Minnesota in the inaugural PWHL Draft in September 2023.  

The London Knights have earned a spot in the Memorial Cup final Sunday in Saginaw, Michigan. Easton Cowan had a three-point night with two goals and an assist as the Ontario Hockey League champions beat the host Spirit 4-2 in the final round robin game for both teams. The Knights finished at 3-0. Saginaw was 2-1 and will face the Western Hockey League champion Moose Jaw Warriors in the semifinal on Friday night.