Bragging rights belong to the Rural All-Stars who defeated the City 13-12 in the 2018 Manitoba Junior Baseball League All-Star game Saturday at Buhler Park in Morden.

Rural plated eight runs with two out in the bottom of the fifth inning and scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth.

The Rural All-Stars consisted of players from the Pembina Valley Orioles, Altona Bisons, Brandon Marlins and Interlake Blue Jays.

The City All-Stars included players from the Elmwood Giants, St. James A’s, St. Boniface Legionaires and Carillon Sultans.

Pembina Valley’s Mack Hamm, who was named the Rural Player of the Game, drove in four runs – three with a bases clearing triple in the fifth and Orioles centre fielder Donovan Fehr knocked in the go-ahead run in the sixth.

Pembina Valley Orioles: Donovan Fehr, Seth Staple, Mack Hamm, Robi Lewarne & Bobby Matuszewski

Altona Bisons: Noah Letkeman & Dawson Rempel

Brandon Marlins: Mitch Lyall, Ashton Anderson, Marshal Burgess, Jordan Robertson & Bradley Schoonbaert

Interlake Blue Jays: Ben Anderson, Ryan Moroz, Derek Petrasko, Baily Proctor & Brennan Cheasley


Elmwood Giants: Riley Trager, Aiden Brook, Jayson Brooks, Evan Funk & Brett Boudreau

St. James A’s: Troy Martynuik, Wyatt Kemball, Brady Allen, Austin Pistawka & Troy Kemball

St. Boniface Legionaires: Jared Gabrielle, Nathan Agar, Jeremie Pantel, Chad Picton & Adam Senden

Carillon Sultans: Noah Vogt, Liam Lenton, Cody Bartel & Marcus Renaud

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Notre Dame at Portage, 7:30 p.m.
(best of 5 series tied 1-1)

Selkirk at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.
Steinbach at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.
Neepawa at Wpg Blues, 7 p.m.
Portage at Swan Valley, 7:30 p.m.
Waywayseecappo at OCN, 7 p.m.

Pembina Valley vs St. James
@ Morris, 7 p.m.

Pembina Valley vs Wpg Avros
@ Morden, 8 p.m.
(Avros lead best of 5 quarterfinal 1-0)

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Wpg Thrashers vs Eastman
@ Beausejour, 8 p.m.

Brandon at Prince Albert, 7 p.m.

Manitoba vs Chicago
@ Wpg, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, 6 p.m.
Edmonton at Carolina, 6:30 p.m.
New Jersey at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Saturday, February 16th

Altona at Morden, 8 p.m.
(game four in best of 5 series)
Portage at Notre Dame, 8 p.m.
(Islanders lead series 2-1)

Wpg Blues at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.
Steinbach at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.
Neepawa at Virden, 7 p.m.
Waywayseecappo at Swan Valley, 7 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Pembina Valley vs Yellowhead
@ Morden, 5:15 p.m.
Central Plains at Wpg Wild, 2 p.m.
Kenora at Wpg Thrashers, 3:30 p.m.
Southwest at Wpg Bruins, 3:15 p.m.
Brandon vs Norman
@ Thompson, 7:30 p.m.
Parkland vs Interlake
@ Teulon, 7:30 p.m.

Hockey Manitoba
Senior AAA Championship
Norway House at Ste. Anne, 6:30 p.m.
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Prince Albert at Brandon, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Philadelphia, 12 p.m.
Calgary at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m.
St. Louis at Colorado, 2 p.m.
Edmonton at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m.
Ottawa at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
Toronto at Arizona, 6 p.m.
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