The Souris Bantam Cardinals have won the AA Provincial Championship and earned a berth in the Western Canadian Championships.
The team played in the Oil Dome league along with teams from Deloraine, Boissevain and Virden. They placed first in their league championships, earning the right to play in the AA Provincials this was this past weekend in East St. Paul.
The Souris Bantam Cardinals competed in a fifteen team, three-pool format at the AA Provincials with the top two teams in each pool advancing. The team went 4-0 in round robin and were seeded third for the playoffs. They went on to win three more games. The Cardinals defeated North Winnipeg, Winkler and finally Portage to win the AA Provincial championship.
According to a team representative the boys had the best fan club with at least sixty plus fans cheering them on!
The Souris Bantam Cardinals will now play in the Western Canada Championship in La Broquerie August 17-18.