Brothers third at Optimist
Two brothers from Cloverdale were part of the B.C. team which placed third at the 10-team Optimist International Under-18 Curling Championship April 4-8 in Mississauga, Ontario.
Skip Tyler Tardi and third Jordan Tardi teamed up with second Nicholas Meister of Langley and lead Zachary Umbach of Coquitlam to win the bronze medal.
After a loss on the first day of play, the B.C. group won their final four round robin games to place second in their group. They lost their semifinal game 4-3 to Quebec, before going on to a 6-5 win over Ontario in the bronze medal game April 8.