Ecole St. Joachim boys and Ecole Heritage Immersion girls captured the Zone 13 high school golf championships Wednesday at La Broquerie Golf. Andre Turenne, Eric Cote, Mario Gagnon and Zach Romaniuk finished six shots ahead of Gabriel Asselin, Kash Pachal, Zachary Perrin and Justin Plourde of Ecole Pointe des Chenes. Jena Lafournaise, Kobi Lafournaise and Preslay Foster won the girls title by 38 shots over Alyssa Romaniuk, Ava Boily, Aaliyah Carriere and Annabelle Tetrault of Ecole St. Joachim. The Provincial High School Golf Championships will take place September 23rd in Carman.
The Steinbach Regional junior varsity team lost its Winnipeg High School Football League season opener Wednesday in Winnipeg. The Sabres gave up 26 second half points and fell 39-0 to the Grant Park Pirates. The SRSS varsity team will meet the Dakota Lancers today at A.D. Penner Park. The opening kickoff is at 5 p.m.
Striker Sara Boissonneault and rookie defender Jordi Haskerkehrer of the Université de Saint-Boniface Les Rouges soccer teams are the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference Week One Athletes of the Week. Boissonneault scored six goals in back-to-back wins over the Brandon University Bobcats and the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers. Haskerkehrer's presence and leadership on the back line was on full display during victories over the Bobcats and Blazers.
Kristian Hammerback of Winnipeg fired a final round 10-over par 81 and finished in seventh place in the men's gross stroke competition at the Canadian All Abilities Championship at the Essex Golf and Country Club in Windsor, Ontario. Hammerback also finished in a tie for seventh place in the men's net stableford competition with 70 points. Kurtis Barkley of Williamsburg, Ontario won the men's gross competition with a 36-hole total of minus four. Randall Mackus won the net stableford competition with 75 points.
Manitoba skaters Ava Kemp, 14, and Yohnatan Elizarov, 18, earned a silver medal in Riga, Latvia at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating – 2022 Riga Cup. This is the first international assignment for the Junior Pairs team, who skate out of the Skate Winnipeg club in Winnipeg. The team is coached by Manitoban Kevin Dawe and Ontario coach Andrew Evans. The Pairs Team skated their short program to “Anything You Can Do” by Bernadette Peters, Tom Wopat, and earned a score of 43.53 which placed them in second heading into the Free Skating program the following day. Taking to the ice fifth, for their free program to “Never Enough” (The Greatest Showman soundtrack) by Hugh Jackman, performed by Loren Allred, they earned a score of 81.20, a total combined score of 124.73 and the silver medal. Kemp/Elizarov, who were selected for the 2022-23 NextGen Team, a Skate Canada program designed to ensure athletes and coaches advance at their maximum potential through development and training opportunities, in order to be the best in the World and Olympic Games, have been assigned a second international event and will be heading to Gdansk, Poland October 5th-8th for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Baltic Cup.