Lord Byng point guard Eli Mullin (left) drives past Brookswood's Logan Stewart on Day 1 at the 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitational Dec. 7 at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2022 All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys Basketball Top 10 Ranks 01.11.23 edition: The rise of the Oak Bay Bays & Brookswood Bobcats, plus Tammy’s ‘Cats surge to JV No. 1!

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 11, 2023:





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

2 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (VSS) (2)

3 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (VI) (6) 

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

5 Kelowna Owls (OK) (4) 

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

7 Abbotsford Panthers (EV) (7)

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

9 Enver Creek Cougars (Surrey) (SF) (HM)

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

10-tie Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

Honourable mention — Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (VI) (HM), Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils (FN) (NR), Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (FN) (HM), Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (SF) (9), Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) (FN) (HM)


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

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

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

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

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

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

7 North Delta Huskies (SF) (5)

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

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

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

Honourable mention — Steveston London Sharks (Richmond) (SF) (HM), A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond) (SF) (NR), South Kamloops Titans (OK) (NR), Alberni District Armada (VI) (NR), College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (NC) (NR)


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (SF) (7)

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

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

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) (4) 

5 Kelowna Christian Knights (OK) (5)

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

7 Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers (VI) (7)

8 Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos) (OK) (NR)

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

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

Honourable mention — Campbell River Christian Cougars (VI) (HM), Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (NC) (NR), Deer Lake Falcons (Burnaby) (FN) (NR), Queen Margaret Royals (Duncan) (Vancouver Island) (HM), Vernon Christian Royals (OK) (HM)


1 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (SF) (LW-9)

2 Vancouver College (VSS) (1)

3 Burnaby South Rebels (FN) (6)

4 Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (FN) (2)

5 Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (EV) (4)

6 Sullivan Heights Stars (Surrey) (SF) (5)

7 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

8. St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (FN) (7)

9 Semiahmoo Thunderbirds (Surrey) (SF) (8)

10 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (VI) (3)

Honorable Mention — Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (VI) (NR), Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (SF) (NR), Kelowna Owls (OK) (HM), Rutland VooDoos (Kelowna) (OK) (10), Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (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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