The Wawanesa Brewers and Oak River Dodgers are one win away from joining the Boissevain Centennials and Deloraine Royals in the Southwest Baseball League semifinals. Derek McGregor homered and Avery Cullen stroked a two run triple in Wawanesa's three-run seventh inning as the Brewers rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox in Hamiota in game one of their best-of-three quarterfinal. Game two goes tonight in Wawanesa. The Dodgers downed the Oilers 22-6 in Virden in game one of their series. Game is scheduled for Thursday night in Oak River.
The Border Baseball League's regular season schedule wrapped up Tuesday night in Carman. The Cardinals defeated the Cartwright Twins 11-8. The East Division semifinals will feature the Altona Bisons against the Winkler Whips and the Morden Mudhens will meet Carman. Cartwright will face Clearwater and the defending champion Pilot Mound Pilots will take on the Baldur Regals in the West semifinals.
Max Murphy drilled his 20th home run of the season as the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Dogs 12-2 in Chicago. David Washington also homered for the Fish who broke the game open thanks to a seven-run sixth inning.
Clara Peake of Binscarth was the only Manitoban to break 80 on day one of the 108th Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship at Westmount Golf & Country Club in Kitchener, Ontario. Peake was six-over par 79 Tuesday and is in a tie for 61st place. Cala Korman of Killarney was 81; Manitoba champion Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake was 82; Manitoba junior champion Addison Kartusch of St. Charles and Charmaine Mackid of Breezy Bend were 83 and Rhonda Orr of Southwood was 87. Leigh Chien has the lead heading into round two. The 16-year-old from Irvine, California opened with a seven-under par 66.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Greg Ellingson has been named a CFL Top Performer for his work in Friday’s 26-19 win over the Calgary Stampeders at IG Field. Ellingson caught 11 passes for 152 yards. He now leads the league in receiving yardage with 518 and receptions with 34, all in just six games. Ellingson has scored three touchdowns so far in 2022.