Abbotsford Panthers' senior Kelsey Roufosse (left) contests a shot by Kelowna's Jaeli Ibbetson during second-day action at the 2018 TBI at the Langley Evernts Centre in mid-December. This week, the Panthers and four other city teams give the eastern Fraser Valley hotbed perhaps its greatest provincial ranking representation yet. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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01.29.19 Girls Basketball Rankings: It’s Abbotsford fever! Five Top 10, HM schools in latest BC Triple-A poll

ABBOTSFORD — The Yale Lions rise, while the W.J. Mouat Hawks and the MEI Eagles move into honourable mention territory.

Add in the Robert Bateman Timberwolves and the city namesake Abbotsford Panthers, and it’s doubtful that the eastern Fraser Valley city has ever had as much representation in the B.C. senior girls Triple A provincial rankings.

There’s also a big rise for Vancouver’s Double A Little Flower Academy Angels, and a new No. 1 atop the B.C. Single A rankings:



1 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (LW-1)

2 Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (2)

3 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) (3)

4 Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (7)

5 Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (4)

6 Kelowna Owls (5)

7 Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (6)

8 Robert Bateman Timberwolves (Abbotsford) (8)

9 Abbotsford Panthers (9)

10 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (HM)

HONOURABLE MENTION — R.A. McMath Wildcats (Richmond) (NR), W.J. Mouat Hawks (Abbotsford) (NR), Royal Bay Ravens (Victoria) (HM), MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (NR), Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam) (NR), Nanaimo District Islanders (NR)



1. St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (LW-1)

2 South Kamloops Titans (2)

3 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (3)

4 Langley Christian Lightning (5)

5 Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (6)

6 Vernon Panthers (8)

7 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (7)

8 Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (HM)

9 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (4)

10 Seycove Seyhawks (North Vancouver) (10)

HONOURABLE MENTION — Valleyview Vikings (Kamloops) (9), Whistler Storm (HM), Southridge Storm (Surrey) (HM), Lambrick Park Pride (Victoria) (NR), Pitt Meadows Marauders (HM).



1 Kelowna Christian Knights (LW-2)

2 Nechako Valley Viqueens (Vanderhoof) (3)

3 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (4)

4 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (1)

5 Heritage Christian Saints (Kelowna) (5)

6 Charles Bloom Timberwolves (Lumby) (HM)

7 Khalsa Lions (Surrey) (6)

8 West Point Grey Academy Wolves (Vancouver) (9)

9 St. Andrew’s Sabres (Victoria) (7)

10 Bulkley Valley Christian Royals (Smithers) (10)

HONOURABLE MENTION — Agassiz Eagles (8), Northside Christian Northstars (Vanderhoof) (HM, Grand Fork Wolves (HM), Fernie Falcons (HM), Maple Ridge Christian Hornets (NR), Pemberton Red Devils (HM)

(John Mill, BCSSGBA)

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