WINNIPEG – The 5th-ranked Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team will get their chance at revenge.
After finishing off the Mount Royal Cougars Saturday night 1-0, the Bisons advance to face an Alberta team that went 3-0-1 against Manitoba in the regular season.
The Bisons were given all they could handle by the Cougars in game two of their series, with Alana Serhan’s goal midway through the third holding up for the winner.
The men’s team kept their season alive with a come-from-behind 3-2 win at Mount Royal, forcing a winner-take-all game three Sunday night in Calgary.
The Bisons trailed 2-1 in the third until Justin Augert tied it 9:41 into the final frame. With just over four minutes left, Shaq Merasty potted the eventual winner.
Basketball: Wesmen Race Away With Game Three Win
The Winnipeg Wesmen men’s basketball team had a lot of trouble starting off quarters in their series with Fraser Valley.
But trailing 34-30 heading into the third quarter of their decisive third game against the Cascades, the Wesmen flipped the script, pummeling their visitors 31-9 in the frame en route to a commanding 84-59 win.
Rookie Narcisse Ambanza led the way with 22 points. The Wesmen will now take on Saskatchewan in the quarterfinals starting Thursday night.
The Wesmen women’s team also learned their quarterfinal opponent after Victoria clinched their series against MacEwan. Winnipeg will host the Vikes starting Thursday night.
Volleyball: Wesmen Men Split Weekend Series With Spartans
After earning a four-set stunner over the 2nd-ranked Trinity Western Spartans Friday night, the Winnipeg Wesmen fought hard but fell in five sets in their second matchup on Saturday.
The home team raced out to a 2-1 lead but dropped the final two sets. The Wesmen fall to 12-10 and sit 6th in the conference heading into the final weekend of regular season play. The top seven teams make the playoffs.
The Wesmen women already know they won’t make the playoffs, and their rough season continued with a straight-sets loss to Trinity Western. Winnipeg falls to 2-20.