Wheat Kings select 11 at annual WHL Bantam Draft, Dittmer lone Brandon player selected in draft


The Brandon Wheat Kings selected a total of eleven new players in today’s online 2020 WHL Bantam DraftQuinn Mantei from the Weyburn Bantam Red Wings was selected 13th overall by the Wheat Kings in the first round. Mantei registered 52 points, including 22 goals, in only 30 games last season with the Red Wings.

A complete list of players selected today by the Wheat Kings is copied below.

1 13 Brandon Mantei, Quinn LD 5.10 151 04/23/2005 Weyburn Wings BAA Weyburn, SK
2 35 Brandon Johnson, Trae LW 5.11 157 05/03/2005 Martensville Marauders BAA Martensville, SK
3 57 Brandon Trembecky, Teydon LW 5.08 140 04/28/2005 Northern Alberta Xtreme Bntm Prep Strathcona, AB
4 79 Brandon Mannix, Eastyn LD 6.00 150 02/28/2005 Northern Alberta Xtreme Bntm Prep Wainwright, AB
5 96


From Kelowna
Capton, Carter G 6.01.5 182 07/20/2005 Yale H.A. Bntm Prep Lethbridge, AB
7 142


From Vancouver
Mcilwain, Oakley RD 6.02.25 180 04/07/2005 Lloydminster Bobcats BAAA Lloydminster, AB
7 145 Brandon Chaloner, Hayden C 5.06 145 03/21/2005 Winnipeg Sharks B1AAA Winnipeg, MB
8 167 Brandon Korte, Jeter C 5.09 150 01/20/2005 Saskatoon Maniacs BAA Saskatoon, SK
9 177


From Swift Current
Groening, Evan LW 5.10 133 04/12/2005 Rink H.A. Nationals Bntm Prep Niverville, MB
9 189 Brandon Asmundson, Noah RW 5.10.5 164 02/27/2005 Prairie Storm BAA White City, SK
10 211 Brandon Stewart, Thomas RD 5.10 161 02/23/2005 Rink H.A. Nationals Bntm Prep Winnipeg, MB


Brandon’s Carter Dittmer was selected in the 9th Round (197th Overall) by the Everett Silvertips. Last season with Bantam AAA Wheat Kings, Dittmer managed to score 42 goals in 33 games.

Five members of the Parkland Bantam Rangers (Brayden Dube, Kyan Grouette, Carter Zalischuk. Will Munro & Aiden Ziprick) heard their names called as well.

Winnipeg’s Jayden Perron was the top Manitoban chosen in today’s draft going to Portland in the second round, 23rd overall.