The Comox Valley PeeWee Cardinals posted an impressive third-place finish at the 10-team B.C. PeeWee AA baseball championships in Surrey on the weekend.
The Cards went 3-1 to finish second in Pool B and advance to the semifinals, where they fell 11-1 to host Surrey Canadian Cardinals. Surrey, the A Pool winners, then defeated Kelowna Cubs, the B Pool winner, 4-3 in the gold medal game.
In preliminary round play, Comox Valley defeated Abbotsford Angels 10-1 and North Delta 8-4, lost 3-1 to Kelowna, then beat Burnaby Braves 26-3.
The Cards also distinguished themselves in the skills competition. Liam Nijhoff, Liam Wirth, Will Drewry, Bryce Berg-Stromquist and Adam McKillican won the Around the Horn event and Nijhoff won the Home Run Derby, belting three round-trippers.