Braxton Kuntz of Breezy Bend won the Provincial Men’s Amateur Golf Championship Saturday at Elmhurst. Kuntz, who fired a final round four-over par 75 and finished with a 54-hole total of four-under par 209, was two shots clear of 2020 champion Marco Trstenjak of Elmhurst. It’s the second year in a row Kuntz has won both the Provincial Junior Men’s and Men’s Amateur Championships. Troy Kehler of Elmhurst (78-74-69) finished in a tie for seventh place at plus eight. Tyson Ehnes of Lorette (74-74-80) was plus 15; Stefan Lavallee of Niakwa (78-78-73) and Steve Buse of Quarry Oaks (83-73-73) were plus 16; Adam Guenther of Elmhurst (74-75-81) was plus 17; Cole Peters of Niakwa (83-77-71) and Doug Penner of the Steinbach Fly-In golf club (77-75-79) were plus 18.

The Carillon Sultans season will be on the line tonight (7 p.m.) at A. D. Penner Park in Steinbach. The Sultans were blanked 5-0 by the defending Manitoba Junior Baseball League champion Elmwood Giants Saturday night at Koskie Field in game one of their best-of-three semifinal. Owen Harms drove in three runs for the Giants. Hayden Mahy and Tyler Smith combined on a four-hit shutout. Mason Hartung, Tyrus Culleton, Austin Friesen and Jon Esau were the only Sultans to get a hit. The St. James A’s are one win away from advancing to the final. The A’s downed the Altona Bisons 6-4 in game one of their series. Game two goes tonight in Altona.

Team Manitoba, who finished with a 1-3 round robin record at Baseball Canada’s Women’s Invitational Championship at Quarry Park in Stonewall, will face Ontario (2) at 9 a.m. in the 8/9 placement game.

Max Murphy drilled a pair of home runs and David Washington also went deep as the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Gary SouthShore RailCats 9-4. Goldeyes shortstop Raul Navarro had a bunt single in the top of the third inning and extended his hitting streak to 14 games.

The Manitoba Moose will play their 2022-23 American Hockey League season opener October 15th against the Rockford IceHogs at Canada Life Centre. The Moose schedule features 24 games against Canadian competition this season. Manitoba has eight games slated against the Abbotsford Canucks and four games against Belleville, Calgary, Laval and Toronto.