Veteran Britannia Bruins' head coach Mike Evans addresses his team, including senior guard Devon Herrin, during a time-out on Day 1 of the 2017 TBI last Thursday at the LEC. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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12.20.17: Abby, Semiahmoo make huge strides in girls AAA hoops poll, South Kam, Brit hold ground at AA

LANGLEY — The final B.C. girls high school basketball rankings of the 2017 calendar year reflect the impact of last week’s TBI at the Langley Events Centre.

Abbotsford, Semiahmoo, Heritage Woods, Claremont and Carson Graham all used the 16-team event as a springboard to make jumps up in the Triple A poll.

Meanwhile, the top three AA teams, along with No. 7 St. Thomas Aquinas, all held ground following their play at the TBI.

Here’s a look:



1 Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (LW-1)

2 Kelowna Owls (2)

3 Abbotsford Panthers (5)

4 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (10)

5 Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (3)

6 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) (4)

7 Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (8)

8 Oak Bay Breakers (Victoria) (6)

9 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (HM)

10 Carson Graham Eagles (North Vancouver) (HM)

Honourable mention — Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (HM), Sullivan Heights Stars (Surrey) (7), Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (HM), Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (NR), W.J. Mouat (Abbotsford) (NR)

(B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association)

St. Thomas Aquinas’ guard Kristinn Black drew a crowd of Abbotsford Panthers (l to r: Lindsey Roufosse, Marissa Dick, Kelsey Roufosse) during Day 1 of the 2017 TBI at there LEC. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)


1 South Kamloops Titans (LW-1)

2 Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (2)

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

4 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (4)

5 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (5)

6 Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (6)

7 St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (7)

8 Vernon Panthers (8)

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

10 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (HM)

Honourable mention — St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (HM), Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (NR), Langley Christian Lightning (HM), Seycove Seyhawks (North Vancouver) (HM), Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (HM)

(B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association)

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