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School Zone: A weekly look at high school sports

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There are eight high school basketball tournaments taking place this weekend, with Elmwood hosting varsity boys and Kildonan East having a JV boys tournament. Neelin in Brandon is also hosting both varsity boys and girls tournaments.

Games of the week take place in girls hockey on Friday with St. Mary's visiting River East at 3.30 p.m. at Gateway Recreation Centre, while the Oak Park Raiders travel to Oakbank to take on the team from Springfield Collegiate.

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The St. Paul's Crusaders regain top spot in the hockey rankings this week. Collège Jeanne Sauvé moves up to third as a result of giving the second-ranked St. John's-Ravenscourt Eagles a battle in an overtime loss. Dakota moves up three notches after a victory over Oak Park, while River East moves to fourth, as a result of a shootout win over Kelvin.

The Deloraine/ Hartney Colts move into the No. 1 spot in the A/AA ranking as a result of a victory over previously top-ranked Major Pratt of Russell.



1. St. Paul's Crusaders (3)

2. St. John's-Ravenscourt Eagles (1)

3. Collège Jeanne Sauvé Olympiens (5))

4. River East Kodiaks (8)

5. Oak Park Raiders (2)

6. Dakota Lancers (9)

7. Kelvin Clippers (4)

8. Vincent Massey Trojans (Wpg) (6)

9. Sturgeon Heights Huskies (7)

10. Dauphin Clippers (10)



1. Deloraine/Hartney Colts (2)

2. Neepawa Tigers (3))

3. Major Pratt Trojans (Russell) (1)

4. Cartwright/Nellie McClung/Pilot Mound Tigers (4)

5. Melita/Waskada Devils (5)

6. Prairie Mountain Mustangs (Somerset) (6)

7. Rivers/Elton Rage (7)

8. Boissevain Broncos (8)



The Sisler Spartan girls keep their top ranking after winning their home tournament last weekend, with a 53-40 victory in the final over the second-ranked Vincent Massey Trojans. The Garden City Fighting Gophers boys team continued its dominance with a 90-83 championship win over the Kelvin Clippers in the Winnipeg Invitational Tournament at Tec Voc.



1. Sisler Spartans (1)

2. Vincent Massey Trojans (Wpg) (2)

3. Oak Park Raiders (4)

4. Miles Macdonell Buckeyes (3)

5. Linden Christian Wings (NR)

6. Glenlawn Lions (5)

7. Lord Selkirk Royals (7)

8. Westwood Warriors (6)

9. Kildonan East Reivers (10)

10. Garden City Fighting Gophers (8)



1. Garden City Fighting Gophers (1)

2. Mennonite Brethren Hawks (2)

3. Oak Park Raiders (4)

4. Kelvin Clippers (7)

5. St. Paul's Crusaders (3)

6. Glenlawn Lions (5)

7. Sisler Spartans (10)

8. Sturgeon Heights Huskies (NR)

9. Kildonan East Reivers (6)

10. Dakota Lancers (8)


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