The Provincial High School Badminton Championships wrapped up Saturday at Sport Manitoba in downtown Winnipeg. Zeni Vanstone & Abigail Dyck of Miami finished second in varsity girls doubles. Caroline McConnell & Leigha Kristof of Reston defeated Vanstone & Dyck 21-14, 21-10 in the final. Alyssa Bjarnason & Jenae Russell of Sanford finished fourth and Lindsey Miller & Makayla Gerbrandt of Miller Collegiate were eighth; Cade McCallum & Ryder Wolfe of Carman finished fourth in boys doubles. Liam Klassen & Raiden LeGall of Morden lost in the consolation quarterfinals; Zander Cox & Jayci Best of Carman finished seventh in mixed doubles. Josh Dyck & Austin Wiebe of Garden Valley lost in the consolation semifinals. Sean Aguinaldo of Morden finished sixth in varsity boys singles. Griffin Carnellley of Carman lost in the consolation semifinals.

Canada will face the United States in the gold medal games today (10 a.m.) at the 2024 World U18 Hockey Championship in Espoo, Finland. Tig Iginla and Ryder Ritchie each had a goal and an assist as Team Canada edged Sweden 5-4. The US downed Slovakia 7-2 in the other semifinal.

Kaleigh Fratkin scored the game-winning goal with just 1:20 remaining in the third period as Boston beat Montreal 4-3. With the victory, Boston clinches one of the final two PWHL playoff positions after Minnesota lost 5-2 to New York earlier in the day. The regular season schedule ends Sunday. Ottawa can clinch the final postseason position and would finish in third spot with a regulation win in Toronto.

The Winnipeg Goldeyes dropped a 9-3 decision to the Lincoln Saltdogs. Ryan Holgate had three hits for the Fish who will play their third of five pre-season games today (1 p.m.) against the Saltdogs. Winnipeg will open the 2024 American Association season on May 9th in Texas against the Cleburne Railroaders. The Goldeyes home opener is Tuesday, May 21st versus the Chicago Dogs.