Victoria's Claremont Spartans and the Centennial Centaurs of Coquitlam continued to remain a presence within the B.C. boys Quad-A basketball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. boys high school basketball rankings 12.21.21 edition: Dover Bay, Mark Isfeld, Summerland all climb into Top 10 poll position!

LANGLEY — Our final set of senior boys basketball rankings of 2021 have arrived, and as usual, there were many tough decisions which had to be made.

All the best over the holidays and we will return with our next rankings in 2022.



1 Burnaby South Rebels (13-0) (FN) (LW-1)

Last week — Won all three games to finish first as host of own Burnaby South-Rod Thompson Memorial. Def. North Delta 72-56, def. Lord Tweedsmuir 92-56, def. Dover Bay 83-46.

Next — Jan. 4 at Burnaby Mountain.

2 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (8-2) (VSS) (2)

Last week — Lost 99-95 to Claremont. Won all three games to finish first at Oak Bay-Gary Taylor Classic. Def. Nanaimo District 104-78, def. Belmont 96-70, def. Oak Bay 95-87.

Next — Jan. 3 at G.W. Graham.

3 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (10-3) (VSS) (3)

Last week — Def. Terry Fox 70-63. Won two of three games to finish third at Burnaby South-Rod Thompson Memorial Invitational. Def. Tamanawis 80-49, lost to Dover Bay 73-52, def. Lord Tweedsmuir 74-57.

Next — TBD.

4 Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs (Vancouver) (5-3) (VSS) (4)

Last week —Did not play.

Next —  TDB.

5 Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (13-4) (SF) (5)

Last week —Def. North Surrey 71-47. Won both games over first two days of play at G.W. Graham Grizzlies Invitational. Def. Burnaby North 67-44, def. King George 70-56.

Next — Jan. 3 at Johnston Heights.

6 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (5-1) (VSS) (6)

Last week — Did not play.

Next —  TBD

7 Abbotsford Panthers (4-1) (EV) (7)

Last week —Def. Walnut Grove 102-92.

Next — Jan. 4 at W.J. Mouat.

8 Kelowna Owls (1-1) (OK) (8)

Last week —Def. Mt. Boucherie 101-85.

Next — Jan. 4 at Penticton.

9 Enver Creek Cougars (Surrey) (8-0) (SF) (10)

Last week —Def. W.J. Mouat 86-71, Def. Walnut Grove 79-70.

Next — Jan. 4 vs. North Surrey.

10-tie Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (VI) (6-4) (NR)

Last week — Won two of three games to finish second at Burnaby South-Rod Thompson Memorial. Def. Richmond 82-64, def. St. George’s 79-70, lost 83-46 to Burnaby South.

Next — TBD

10-tie Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (3-3) (VI) (HM)

Last week —  Lost 80-64 to Oak Bay. Def. Vancouver College 99-95.

Next —  Jan. 4 vs. Lambrick Park.

Honourable mention

Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (5-6) (VI) (HM)

Last week — Def. Claremont 80-64. Won two of three games to finish second as host of own Gary Taylor Invitational. Def. St. Michaels University School 89-49, def. Lambrick Park 85-63, lost 95-87 to Vancouver College.

Next —  Dec. 30 vs. Cowichan.

Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam) (7-4) (FN) (HM)

Last week —Won all three games to finish first at New Westminster Bob Gair Classic. Def. New Westminster 85-51, def. Heritage Woods 73-54, def. Maple Ridge 84-52.

Next —  Jan. 4 at Holy Cross

Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (6-6) (EV) (HM)

Last week — Lost to Abbotsford 102-92, lost 79-70 to Enver Creek

Next —  Dec. 30 at Terry Fox.

Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (5-3) (SF) (HM)

Last week — Dec. 14 vs. Walnut Grove cancelled due to power outage.

Next —  Dec. 31 at Burnaby South.

Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (8-3) (SF) (9)

Last week — Def. Sardis 100-50. Won two of three games at Oak Bay-Gary Taylor Classic. Lost 75-67 to Belmont, def. Nanaimo District 91-63, def. St. Thomas More 68-45.

Next —  TBD.

(Howard Tsumura,


1 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (VSS) (LW-1)

2 Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (SF) (2)

3 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (NC) (3)

4 A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond (SF) (5)

5 Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby) (FN) (6)

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

7 Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) (VSS) (9)

8 Princess Margaret Lions (Surrey) (SF) (10)

9 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (TOK) (4)

10 Mark Isfeld Ice (Courtenay) (VI) (HM)

Honourable mention — Carson Graham (North Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Steveston-London Sharks (Richmond) (FN) (HM), (HM), Salmon Arm Golds (TOK) (HM), 7 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (EV) (7), North Delta Huskies (SF) (NR)



1 Lambrick Park Lions (Victoria) (VI) (LW-1)

2 King George Dragons (Vancouver) (VSS) (2)

3 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (VSS) (3)

4 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (VI) (4)

5 Mulgrave Titans (West Vancouver) (VSS) (5)

6 Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (TOK) (6)

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

8 Charles Hays Rainmakers (Prince Rupert) (NW) (8)

9 Windsor Dukes (North Vancouver) (VSS) (9)

10-tie Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (SF) (10-tie)

10-tie Summerland Rockets (TOK) (HM)

Honourable mention — Langley Christian Lightning (EV) (10-tie), Pacific Christian Pacers (Victoria) (VI) (HM), R.C. Palmer Griffins (Richmond) (SF) (HM), Southridge Storm (Surrey) (SF) (HM), West Point Grey Academy Wolves (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

(Lyle Dhur,


1 Fernie Falcons (KO) (LW-1)

2 Glenlyon Norfolk Gryphons (Victoria) (VI) (2)

3 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (EV) (3)

4 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (TOK) (4)

5 Barriere Cougars (TOK) (5)

6 King David Lions (Vancouver) (VSS) (6)

7 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack (EV) (7)

8 Meadowridge Gryphons (Maple Ridge (FN) (8)

9 Nisga’ A Secondary Gaks (Aiyansh, NW) (9)

10 Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (NC) (10)

Honourable mention — Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos) (TOK) (HM), Gudangaay Tiaat’sgaa Naay Thunder (Masset) (NW) (HM), Deer Lake Adventist Falcons (Burnaby) (FN) (HM), Northside Christian Northstars (Vanderhoof) (NC) (HM), Fraser Academy Mustangs (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)


(Records, ranking reflect games played Dec. 14-20. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)


Eastern Valley — EV

South Fraser — SF

Kootenays — KOO

North Central — NC

North West — NW

South Fraser — SF

Thompson-Okanagan — TOK

Vancouver Island — VI

Vancouver Sea To Sky — VSS

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