The Hartney Blues and Miniota/Elkhorn C-Hawks were winners in the Tiger Hills Hockey League Sunday. Taylor Wells had a hat trick and Del Cowan chipped in with five assists as the Blues downed the Pilot Mound Pilots 8-2. Brad Cole and Brad Bowles each had two goals and two assists as the defending champion C-Hawks defeated the Deloraine Royals 8-1.
In the Westman High School Hockey League - Griffin Anderson had three goals and three assists as the Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur Wildcats downed the Major Pratt Trojans 8-3. Josh Archambault scored five times and Brayden Bartley had six assists as Killarney/Wawanesa defeated Sandy Bay 16-1. Cohen Kulbacki had three goals and three assists as the Neepawa Tigers downed Crocus Plains 10-4 and Brett Melnyk had two goals and an assist as Hamiota/Rivers/Elton/Strathclair shaded the Vincent Massey Vikings 4-3.
The Southwest Cougars gave up a pair of third period goals and lost 3-2 to the Winnipeg Bruins in Souris. Jackson Hofer and Kole Beard did the goal scoring for the Cougars. The game was scoreless after the first period and tied 1-1 after 40 minutes.
The Manitoba Junior Hockey League's West Division leading Virden Oil Capitals fell 2-0 to the East Division leading Steinbach Pistons at the HyLife Centre in La Broquerie. Kirk Mullen scored his 20th of the season for the Pistons at 14:50 of the third period and Liam Doyle added an empty netter with 77 seconds left in regulation. Cole Plowman made 29 saves in recording the shutout. Virden's Eric Reid faced 26 shots.
The Brandon Wheat Kings dropped a 3-1 decision to the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference leading Blades in Saskatoon. Luke Shipley had the lone goal for the Wheat Kings. Brandon netminder Carson Bjarnason made 32 saves.
Montreal and New York were winners in the Professional Women's Hockey League Sunday. Laura Stacey potted the winner 2:36 into overtime as Montreal shaded Boston 2-1. Alex Carpenter scored her second goal of the game 2:12 into overtime to lift New York past Ottawa 4-3. Elm Creek's Corinne Schroeder made 39 saves in net for New York.
Stony Mountain's Aaron Cockerill fired a final round five-under par 67 and finished in a tie for 6th place at the DP World Tour's Bahrain Championship. Cockerill was five shots back of Dylan Frittelli.
It's day two of the 2024 Canadian U18 Curling Championships in Ottawa. Shaela Hayward of Carman along with lead Rylie Cox, second India Young and third Keira Krahn have a 3-0 round robin record. Hayward defeated Megan Rempel of B.C. 9-1 and Hannah Connolly of Newfoundland & Labrador 9-4. Nash Sugden of Morden with third Tyler Fehr, second Tanner Treichel and lead Ryan Thiessen lost 5-3 to Simon Perry of Newfoundland & Labrador and are 0-2. Rylan Campbell of the Altona Curling Club along with third Logan Zacharias, second Nick Senff and lead Rylan Graham are 1-1 and have the day off.