Jeremiah Warkentine had a goal and three assists in the Eastman Selects 5-3 victory over the Pembina Valley Hawks Sunday at the Sun Gro Centre in Beausejour. Job Peters, Calyb Moore, Hayden Kochen and Eric Cote also scored for the Selects who lead 1-0 and 4-1 at the period breaks. Eastman netminder Samuel Fontaine made 25 saves.
The Eastman Selects fell 1-0 to the defending Manitoba Female U18 AAA Hockey League champion Winnipeg Ice in Niverville. Selects goaltender Addison Tomes stopped 32 of the 33 shots she faced.
Team Manitoba lost its opening preliminary round game 6-3 to Ontario Red at the 2023 National Women’s U18 Hockey Championship in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Morgan Smith of Winnipeg scored a pair of power play goals for Team Manitoba. The other went to Sara Manness of La Salle. Manitoba’s next game is Monday (8:30 p.m.) against host B.C.
Daniel Torgersson scored the lone Manitoba goal as the Moose fell 4-1 to Rockford at Canada Life Centre. Brett Seney and Joey Anderson had power play goals for the IceHogs.
Paddler Katie Vincent of Mississauga and breaker Phillip Kim of Vancouver were Canada’s flag-bearers for Sunday’s closing ceremony of the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. Vincent won sprint canoe gold with Sloan Mackenzie of Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia. Kim became the first Pan Am Games gold medallist in men’s breaking. Canadian athletes won 164 medals including 46 gold, 55 silver and 63 bronze.
The Eastman Selects met the Southwest Cougars and Pembina Valley Hawks this past weekend in Beausejour. Eastman head coach Bruce Sirrell will join Clayton Dreger on the Selects Report which airs Mondays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.