R.A. McMath's Riley Oughtred (left) is challenged by Sir Charles Tupper's Emre Saracoglu during Round 1 action at the 55th annual (and newly-dedicated) Rich Goulet Chancellor Memorial on Wednesday at Burnaby's St. Thomas More Collegiate. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2022 All Rights Reserved)
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01.04.23 edition: B.C. senior boys basketball Top 10 rankings for all four tiers

BURNABY — The first set of Top 10 rankings for B.C. senior boys high school basketball have arrived for 2023, and Surrey schools have surged in the largest Quad-A tier.

Here’s the lastest from our B.C. pollsters at all four tiers for Jan 4, 2023:





1 Semiahmoo Thunderbirds (Surrey) (SF) (LW -1)

2 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (VSS) (3)

3 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (VSS) (4) 

4 Kelowna Owls (OK) (5) 

5 Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (SF) (9)

6 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (VI) (2) 

7 Abbotsford Panthers (EV) (7)

8 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (FN) (NR)

9 Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (SF) (HM)

10-tie Burnaby South Rebels (FN) (6)

10-tie Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

Honourable mention — Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (VI) (10-tie), Enver Creek Cougars (Surrey) (SF) (10-tie), Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (FN) (HM), Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) (FN) (8)


1 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (VI) (LW-4) 

2 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (VSS) (1)

3 Lord Byng Grey Ghosts (Vancouver) (VSS) (2)

4 Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby) (FN) (5) 

5 North Delta Huskies (SF) (3)

6 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (FN) (6)

7 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (EV) (7)

8 Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (EV) (8)

9 Wellington Wildcats (Nanaimo) (VI) (HM)

10 Valleyview Vikes (Kamloops) (OK) (HM)

Honourable mention — Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (VI) (9), Vernon Panthers (OK) (NR), Richmond Colts (SF) (NR), Steveston London Sharks (Richmond) (SF) (10-tie), Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)


1 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (VI) (LW-1)

2 St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (VI) (5)

3 Lambrick Park Lions (Victoria) (VI) (3) 

4 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (SF) (4) 

5 King George Dragons (Vancouver) (VSS) (10) 

6 St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (VSS) (2)

7 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (SF) (6)

8 John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo) (VI) (7)

9 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (VSS) (8)

10 West Point Grey Academy Wolves (Vancouver) (VSS) (9)

Honourable mention —Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Glenlyon Norfolk Gryphons (Victoria) (VI) (HM), Langley Christian Lightning (EV) (HM), Mulgrave Titans (West Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (OK) (HM)


1 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (EV) (LW-1)

2 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (EV) (2)

3 King David Lions (Vancouver) (VSS) (3)

4 Brookes Westshore Gryphons (Victoria) (VI) (5) 

5 Kelowna Christian Knights (OK) (HM)

6 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (OK) (4) 

7 Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers (VI) (6)

8 Barriere Cougars (OK) (7)

9 Fraser Academy Mustangs (Vancouver) (VSS) (9)

10 Bulkley Valley Christian Royals (Smithers) (NW) (NR)

Honourable mention — Campbell River Christian Cougars (VI) (HM), John Knox Christian Hawks (New Westiminster) (FN) (10), Immaculata Mustangs (Kelowna) (OK) (NR), Queen Margaret’s Royals (Duncan) (VI) (HM), Vernon Christian Royals (OK) (HM)


Eastern Valley — EV

Fraser North — FN

South Fraser — SF

Kootenays — KOO

North Central — NC

North West — NW

Okanagan — OK

Vancouver Island — VI

Vancouver Sea To Sky — VSS

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