The Killarney Shamrocks, Rivers Jets and Minnedosa Bombers were winners in the Tiger Hills Hockey League Saturday night. Jaeger Lapointe and Colten Miller each had a hat trick as the Shamrocks defeated the Carberry Plainsmen 11-4. Joben Smith had three goals and two assists as the Jets downed the Souris Elks 10-2 and Mark Willis scored the go-ahead goal 1:19 remaining as the Bombers shaded the Gladstone Lakers 5-4.
Jackson Badowski scored his second goal of the game on the power play in overtime to lift the defending Westman High School Hockey League champion Swan Valley Tigers past Boissevain/Souris/Deloraine/Waskada 3-2. Connor Martin and Josh Archambault scored two goals each as the Killarney/Wawanesa Raiders downed Major Pratt 8-3. Dylan Hood and Preston Shearer scored three goals each as Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur beat Roblin/Grandview/Gilbert Plains 11-1 and Coleton Beaty and Alex Bueche scored four goals each as the Virden Golden Bears downed Sandy Bay 17-0.
The Southwest Cougars defeated the defending Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League champion Winnipeg Wild 5-4. Regan Anderson, Nate Robson, Kelby Diehl, Lyden Gould and Jack Clark did the goal scoring for the Cougars. Southwest netminder Evan Svoboda made 46 saves.
Danica Averill made 33 saves as the Westman Wildcats downed the Yellowhead Chiefs 5-2. Kelsey Huibers, Erica Stutsky, Marlie Rutherford, Ivy Perkin and Charlie Shearer scored for the Wildcats.
Nolan Flamand scored his second goal of the game two minutes into overtime to lift the Brandon Wheat Kings past the Swift Current Broncos 5-4. Nicholas Johnson, Jayden Wiens and Brett Hyland with his 28th of the season also scored for the Wheat Kings.
Jeff Mallot scored 1:21 into overtime as the Manitoba Moose defeated the Rockford IceHogs 3-2. Nicholas Jones and Kristian Reichel scored in regulation for the Moose.
Natalie Spooner scored twice and Brandon’s Kristen Campbell made 24 saves as Toronto downed Minnesota 4-1 in the lone Professional Women’s Hockey League game. Ste. Anne’s Jocelyne Larocque drew an assist on Spooner’s second of the afternoon 11:40 into the third period.
The 2024 Canadian U18 Curling Championships begin today in Ottawa. Shaela Hayward of Carman will meet Jolianne Fortin of Quebec at 1 p.m., Rylan Campbell of Altona will face Charles Snider of Yukon at 8:30 a.m. and Nash Sugden of Morden will take on Peter Hlushka of Alberta at 6:30 p.m.