Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake, Addison Kartusch of St. Charles and Veronica van der Meer of Winnipeg are tied for the lead heading into the final round of the Provincial Women's Amateur Golf Championship at Granite Hills near Lac du Bonnet. All three are 12-over par 156 after 36 holes. Lafleche was three-over par 75 Thursday. Cala Korman of Killarney was 84 in round two and is nine shots back. Ryan Sholdice of Breezy Bend was two-under par 70 and has the lead heading into the final round of the Provincial Men's Mid-Amateur Championship which is also at Granite Hills. Sholdice is three-over par 147 and is one shot ahead of Drew Jones of Shilo. Jones was one-over par 73 Thursday. Brad Pardy of Shilo (81) is in a tie for 10th place at 159. Nolan Tutkaluk of Shilo (78) is 162; Joel Baron of Carberry (77) is 165; Chris Sitko of Shilo (92) is 177 and Glen Ford of Glenboro (96) is 194.
Baseball Manitoba's Provincial 11U, 13U & 15U A championships are on this weekend. Carman and Morden are at the 11U championship in Stonewall. Hartney is at the 11U championship in Stonewall. Killarney is at the 13U championship in Winkler and Virden is at the 15U championship in Swan River. The AA championships take place next weekend.
The Deloraine Royals won their regular season finale 14-11 over the Oilers in Virden Thursday night. The Royals finished with an 11-3 record. The Boissevain Centennials are 11-2 and will clinch first place with a win at home tonight over the Reston Rockets.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes wrapped up their seven-game road trip with a 1-0 victory over the American Association's West Division leading Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Newman Outdoor Field. The Goldeyes broke the scoreless tie in the top of the eighth inning when rookie Justin Thompson hit a leadoff triple then came home one batter later on a passed ball. Tasker Strobel entered the game in tthe bottom of the inning in relief of starter Landen Bourassa and recorded the final five outs to pull into a tie for the league lead with his 14th save of the season. Strobel stranded the tying run at third base in the eighth, then benefitted from a potentially game-saving double play started by third baseman Ian Sagdal in the ninth inning before striking out Evan Alexander with runners at first and second to end the ballgame. The Fish begin a three-game weekend series against the Sioux City Explorers tonight at Shaw Park.