The Boissevain Broncos have qualfied for the quarterfinals at the Provincial High School Baseball Championship. The Broncos defeated William Morton Warriors of Gladstone 22-0 and La Broquerie’s Ecole St. Joachim Braves 10-6 in their two round robin games Thursday in Baldur. Carberry/Cartwright/Baldur/Glenboro lost 12-8 to the Stonewall Rams and will play their final round robin game today against Birtle/Shoal Lake/Strathclair/Rossburn in Glenboro.
The Zone 9 champion Virden Bears play round robin games today against Steinbach Regional and the Vincent Massey Trojans of Winnipeg at the Provincial High School Fastpitch Championship in Ile des Chenes. The top team in each of the four Pools advances to the quarterfinals. The 8 second and third place teams play in the first round of the playoffs.
Evan Nachtigall of Wheat City will meet Adam Guenther of Pine Ridge today in the round of 16 at Golf Manitoba’s Provincial Men's Match Play Championship at the Glendale Golf & Country Club in Winnipeg. Nachtigall defeated Ryan Orchard of Carman 3 & 2 on Thursday. Kolby Day & Ross Sheard of Wheat City and Zostrianos Gross of Shilo lost their opening matches. Day fell 3 & 2 to Terence Rafferty of Southwood; Sheard lost 2 & 1 to Travis Bobychuk of Niakwa and Gross dropped a 2 & 1 decision to Marco Trstenjak of Elmhurst. Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake, Clara Peake of Binscarth and Cala Korman of Killarney play Saturday in the women's quarterfinals.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers play their final preseason game tonight (7:30 p.m.) against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at IG Field. Only 10 projected starters will be on the roster. Quarterback Zach Collaros, receivers Dalton Schoen, Nic Demski & Kenny Lawler; offensive linemen Jermarcus Hardrick, Stanley Bryant and Pat Neufeld; defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat and linebacker Adam Bighill will all sit out tonight's game against the Riders. Dru Brown and with rookies Tyrrell Pigrome and Josh Jones will share the quarterbacking duties.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes gave up four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and lost 9-4 to the Chicago Dogs. Max Murphy had a three-run homer for the Fish and Winnipeg designated hitter Dayson Croes doubled off the centre field wall on the first pitch of the evening and extended his hitting streak to 15 games.