LANGLEY — The top two teams at each of B.C.’s four tiers held court for the week as the drive towards the post-season continues.
Here’s a look at the latest B.C. senior boys Big 10 provincial rankings:
QUAD A (records, ranking reflect games played Jan. 16-22. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)
1 Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (17-3) (LW-1)
Last week —Won all three games to finish first as host at B.C. Catholic Championships. Def. St. John Brebeuf 55-30, def. St. Thomas Aquinas 62-54, def. Vancouver College 64-59. Def. Enver Creek 72-57.
This week — Jan. 24 at Fleetwood Park. Jan. 28 vs. North Surrey. Jan. 29 vs. Queen Elizabeth.
2 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (14-5) (2)
Last week — Def. Claremont 96-92 (OT).
This week — Open play Thursday vs. Charles Hays at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Jan. 29 vs. Claremont.
3 Terry Fox Ravens (14-4) (Port Coquitlam) (3)
Last week — Def. Riverside 109-55. Def. Dr. Charles Best 99-49.
This week — Jan. 24 vs. Pinetree. Jan. 28 vs. Port Moody. Jan. 29 vs. Centennial.
4 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (18-5) (5)
Last week — Won two of three games to finish second at B.C. Catholic Championships. Def. Notre Dame 88-28, def. St. Patrick’s 55-44, lost 64-59 to Holy Cross. Def. St. George’s 90-89.
This week — Open play Thursday as host of own Emerald Tournament vs. Belmont. Jan. 29 vs. St. Patrick’s.
5 St. George’s Saints (10-2) (Vancouver) (4)
Last week —Def. Richmond 101-71. Lost 90-89 to Vancouver College.
This week — Jan. 24 at Byrne Creek. Jan. 29 vs. Burnaby South.
6 Burnaby South Rebels (16-3) (6)
Last week —Won two of three games to finish second at Abbotsford Snowball Classic. Def. Belmont 78-68, def. W.J. Mouat 81-73, lost 95-77 to Mt. Vernon (NY). Def. Cariboo Hill 77-58.
This week —Jan. 23 at Burnaby North, Jan. 28 vs. Byrne Creek, Jan. 29 at St. George’s.
7 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (12-5) (HM)
Last week — Won final three games to place first at Surrey RCMP Classic. Def. Clayton Heights 79-78, def. Tamanawis 75-71 (OT), def. Lord Tweedsmuir 89-82. Def. Panorama Ridge 91-49.
This week — Open play Thursday vs. SMUS at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Jan. 29 vs. Tamanawis.
8 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (20-5) (Surrey) (7)
Last week — Won three of four games to finish third at RCMP Classic. Def. Princess Margaret 115-28, def. Southridge 101-49, def. Fleetwood Park 79-74, lost 89-82 to Semiahmoo. Def. W.J. Mouat 77-67.
This week — Open play Thursday vs. Kitsilano at Vancouver College Emerald tournament.
9 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (17-6) (8)
Last week —Won three of four games to finish third at Surrey RCMP Classic. Def. Queen Elizabeth 84-42, def. Pacific Academy 101-68, lost 75-71 (OT) to Semiahmoo, def. Fleetwood Park 61-48. Def. Sullivan Heights 90-40. Def. Princess Margaret 94-42.
This week —Jan. 25 vs. Centennial at Sir Charles Tupper Eastside Story. Jan. 29 at Semiahmoo.
10 W.J. Mouat Hawks (Abbotsford) (15-10) (10)
Last week — Won three of four games at Abbotsford Snowball Invitational. Def. Sir Charles Tupper 80-69, def. Walnut Grove 76-72, lost 81-73 to Burnaby South, def. Abbotsford 83-73 (OT). Lost 77-67 to Lord Tweedsmuir.
This week — Jan. 25 at Lord Tweedsmuir, Jan. 29 vs. Abbotsford.
Kelowna Owls (13-8) (9)
Last week —Won two of three games at Abbotsford Snowball Classic. Lost 97-70 to Abbotsford, def. Centennial 96-80, def. Belmont 99-84. Def. Mt. Boucherie 96-68.
This week — Jan. 29 vs. Penticton.
Belmont Bulldogs (Victoria) (14-13) (NR)
Last week — Won two of three games at Abbotsford Snowball Invitational. Def. Robert Bateman 84-54, lost 78-68 to Burnaby South, def. Walnut Grove 82-71. Def. Claremont 65-53.
This week — Open plat Thursday vs. host team at Vancouver College Emerald.
Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (11-8) (HM)
Last week —Lost two of three games at Abbotsford Snowball Invitational. Lost 76-72 to W.J. Mouat, lost 82-71 to Belmont, def. Centennial 80-64. Def. Abbotsford 88-75.
This week — Do not play.
Abbotsford Panthers (13-5) (HM)
Last week — Split four games as host of own Snowball Invitational. Def. MEI 118-47, def. Kelowna 97-90, lost 110-75 to Mt. Vernon (NY), Lost 83-73 (OT) to W.J. Mouat. Lost 88-75 Walnut Grove.
This week —Jan 24 vs. W.J. Mouat, Jan. 29 at W.J. Mouat.
Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (7-2) (HM)
Last week — Def. West Vancouver 63-51. Def. Carson Graham 64-57.
This week — Open play Thursday vs. Heritage Woods at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Jan. 29 vs. Sentinel.
(Howard Tsumura, VarsityLetters.ca)
1 North Delta Huskies (LW-1)
2 Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) (2)
3 Vernon Panthers (4)
4 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (5)
5 Rick Hansen Hurricanes (Abbotsford) (6)
6 A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond) (HM)
7 Mark Isfeld Ice (Courtenay) (7)
8 G.W. Graham Grizzles (Chilliwack) (8)
9 Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby) (3)
10 Richmond Colts (9)
HONOURABLE MENTION — Clayton Heights Night Riders (Surrey) (10), G.P. Vanier Towhees (Courtenay) (HM), Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (HM), Pitt Meadows Marauders (HM), Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (NR)
1 Charles Hays Rainmakers (Prince Rupert) (LW-1)
2 King George Dragons (Vancouver) (2)
3 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (3)
4 Langley Christian Lightning (4)
5 Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (5)
6 Elphinstone Cougars (Gibsons) (6)
7 D.P. Todd Trojans (Prince George) (7)
8 Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (9)
9 St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (HM)
10-tie St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (HM)
10-tie St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (10-tie)
HONOURABLE MENTION (alphabetical) — Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (8), George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (HM), Lambrick Park Lions (Victoria) (HM), Seycove Seyhawks (North Vancouver) (HM), Southridge Storm (Surrey) (10-tie)
(Lyle Dhur, SportVictoria.com)
1 Glenlyon Norfolk Gryphons (Victoria) (LW-1)
2 Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos) (2)
3 Kelowna Christian Knights (3)
4 Highroad Knights (Chilliwack) (4)
5 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (5)
6 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (6)
7 Barriere Cougars (8)
8 King David Lions (Vancouver) (9)
9 Northside Christian Northstars (Vanderhoof) (7)
10 Pemberton Red Devils (10)
HONOURABLE MENTION — Bulkley Valley Christian Royals (Smithers) (NR), Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers (HM), St. John’s Eagles (Vancouver) (HM), Vernon Christian Royals.
(Sean Juteau, BCHSBBA)
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