Gold medal curlers, from left: Rick Thomson, Terry Woloshyn, Blair Cusack, Richard Tanguay, Kim Jonsson, Lonnie Schopp, Penny Shantz and Kelly Driediger Bleau.

Zone 2 curling rinks win gold at Games

Two curling teams from the North Island, Zone 2, won gold at the 55+ BC Games last month in Kimberley and Cranbrook.

The Tanguay men’s team won at their first-ever Games. The team consisted of Comox Valley residents Rick Thomson (lead), Terry Woloshyn (second), Blair Cusack (third) and Richard Tanguay (skip).

On the women’s side, all but skip Kim Jonsson were first-time participants at the annual event. The other members were lead Kelly Driediger Bleau of Campbell River, second Penny Shantz of Parksville and third Lonnie Schopp of Campbell River.

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