Gabrielle Roy Les Roys are Provincial AA High School varsity boys basketball champions. Les Roys defeated the Green Valley Pirates 85-36 in the championship game Saturday in Russell. Gabrielle Roy’s Easton Dubois was named the tournament MVP. Prairie Mountain/Nellie McClung won the Provincial AA girls championship. Glenboro/Baldur girls and Frontier Mosakahiken boys captured the Provincial A championships. Garden Valley girls and Elmwood boys won the Provincial AAA championships.

The Steinbach Pistons will face the Niverville Nighthawks in round one of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League playoffs. Beck Liden made 15 saves as Steinbach won its regular season finale 6-0 over the Winnipeg Freeze. Ethan Kelly scored twice as Niverville downed the Swan Valley Stampeders 5-1. With the win the Nighthawks clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the East Division.

Jordan DePape and Caleb Paisley scored two goals each and Matt Bailey had a goal and three helpers as the defending SEMHL champion Ste. Anne Aces downed the Warren Mercs 8-1 in game one of the best-of-seven final. Cody Fowlie, Yvan Pattyn and Braden Purtill also scored for the Aces. Carson Ouellette had the lone goal for the Mercs. Game two goes Monday in Warren.

The Brandon Wheat Kings clinched a playoff spot Saturday night. Jayden Wiens, Dominik Petr and Nolan Flamand did the goal scoring and Carson Bjarnason made 24 saves as the Wheat Kings shaded the Prince Albert Raiders 3-2 at Westoba Place.

Parker Ford and Henri Nikkanen scored two goals each and Thomas Milic made 31 saves as the Manitoba Moose downed the Chicago Wolves 6-2.

Boston and Minnesota were winners in the PWHL Saturday night. Michela Cava scored twice as Minnesota downed New York 5-1. Elm Creek’s Corinne Schroeder made 35 saves in net for New York. Hilary Knight scored her fourth goal of the season and the shootout winner as Boston shaded Ottawa 2-1 in front of 13,736 fans at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

The playoffs are set at the Provincial Mixed Curling Championship in Neepawa. Braden Calvert will meet Sean Grassie in the 1-2 page playoff game while Ryan Wiebe will take on Kevin Paramor in the 3-4 page playoff game.

Rachel Homan is perfect after day one of the World Women’s Curling Championship in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Homan, vice-skip Tracy Fleury, second Emma Miskew and lead Sarah Wilkes defeated Anna Hasselborg of Sweden 7-6 and Madeleine Dupont of Denmark 7-4.