Brady Papineau had two hits and drove in three runs as the Carillon Sultans won their regular season finale 6-1 over the Interlake Blue Jays at Quarry Park in Stonewall. Carillon starter Ryan Powers went four hitless innings, struck out six and walked two. Linden Meilleur threw the last three innings. He gave up three hits and one unearned run. The Sultans finished in third place in the Manitoba Junior Baseball League with a 15-9 record and will face the Winnipeg South Wolves Wednesday night at A.D. Penner Park in Steinbach in game one of their best-of-three quarterfinals. The other three opening round series feature the Elmwood Giants against the Pembina Valley Orioles, the St. James A's meet the Altona Bisons and the St. Boniface Legionaires take on Interlake.

Glenboro and Winkler won Baseball Manitoba's Provincial 13U & 11U A Championships Sunday afternoon in Hamiota. Glenboro downed Hartney 11-3 in the 13U gold medal game while Winkler shutout Rock Lake 5-0 in the 11U final. St. Malo lost 6-3 to Glenboro and Niverville dropped a 9-8 decision to Hartney in the 13U semifinals. Four Provincial Championships take place this weekend. The 11U AA is in Altona, the 13U AA will take place in Winkler, La Broquerie is hosting the 15U AA championship and the 15U A provincials are in Niverville. 

Winnipeg shortstop Andy Armstrong delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Goldeyes snapped a six-game losing streak beating the Milwaukee Milkmen 6-4. Jackson Smith homered for the Fish who begin a six-game series against the Cleburne Railroaders Tuesday at Shaw Park. 

It’s day one of Golf Manitoba’s 2023 Provincial Women’s Amateur and Provincial Men’s Mid-Amateur Championships at the Pine Ridge Golf Club. There are 26 players in the Women’s Amateur field including Kate Gregoire of Quarry Oaks, Crystal Zamzow of Swan River who won the Provincial Junior championship last week at Teulon and defending champion Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake. There are 82 competitors in the Men’s Mid-Amateur championship including Jon Schroeder, Troy Blad & Chris Warrack of Quarry Oaks, Troy Kehler & Adam Guenther of Elmhurst, Cole Peters of Niakwa and Tyson Ehnes of Lorette.

The Eastman Warriors scored 34 second half points and defeated Wombats 58-12 Saturday at A.D. Penner Park in Steinbach. Rao Leaoniki had two tries for Eastman and the rest went to Jessie Franklin, Matt Evans, Devon Maas, David Lautiki, Jale Masi, Jono Thring and Manoa Masi. Simeli Naivalu recorded six conversions. The Warriors are in first place in the Manitoba Premier Rugby League with a 4-0 record and will meet Wanderers Saturday at 3 p.m. at A.D. Penner Park.

hockey_2023Denton Mateychuk was selected 12th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2022 NHL Draft (photo courtesy Denton Mateychuk)

National Hockey League teams held their respective development camps last week. Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman and Dominion City native Denton Mateychuk will join Clayton Dreger and reflect on Columbus Blue Jackets camp on Sportsbeat which airs Mondays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.