Back in 2019, en route to being named B.C. senior boys Quad-A MVP, Lord Tweedsmuir's Arjun Samra led his team to the provincial title. This week, Tweedy hoops sit at No. 4 in the most recent rankings, it's biggest share of the spotlight in almost five full seasons. (Photo by Wilson Wong copyright 2019. All rights reserved)
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B.C. Boys Top 10 basketball rankings 01.24.24 edition: Tweed is back in fashion! Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers, unranked two weeks ago, top Tammy in RCMP final to grab Quad-A Top 4 poll position!

LANGLEY  — If you bought stock in the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers a couple of weeks ago, you’ve been rewarded for your faith.

Over a two-week span, Surrey’s formerly-unranked Panthers have rocketed skyward in the B.C. Quad-A Top 10, from No. 7 last week to now, No. 4 in the most recent provincial rankings.

Lord Tweedsmuir edged former No. 4 Tamanawis in this past Saturday’s RCMP Classic championship final.

Steady-climbing Byrne Creek of Burnaby is all the way up to No. 3 in the Triple-A rankings.

Here’s a look at this week’s Top 10s in all four tiers:





1 Spectrum Thunder (Saanich) (VI) (LW-1) 

2 West Vancouver Highlanders (VSS) (2) 

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

4 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (SF) (7)

5 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (SF) (4)

6 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (VSS) (5)

7 Burnaby South Rebels (FN) (6) 

8 Kelowna Owls (TOK) (9) 

9 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (VSS) (10)

Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (SF) (HM)

Honourable mention — Semiahmoo Thunderbirds (Surrey) (SF) (8), Sullivan Heights Stars (Surrey (SF) (HM), Vancouver College Fighting Irish (VSS) (HM), Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (EV) (NR), Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (EV) (HM)

Dropped out — Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam) (FN) (HM)


1 Lord Byng Grey Ghosts (Vancouver) (VSS) (LW-1) 

2 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (VSS) (3) 

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

4 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (FN) (2)

5 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (EV) (4)

6 A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond) (SF) (6)

7 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (VI) (7)

8 North Delta Huskies (SF) (8)

9 Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (VI) (9)

10-tie Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (EV) (10)

10-tie South Delta Sun Devils (SF) (HM)

Honourable mention — Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (NC) (HM), Magee Lions (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Rick Hansen Hurricanes (Abbotsford) (EV) (NR), Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Windsor Wolves (North Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

Dropped out — South Kamloops Titans (T-OK) (HM)


1 King George Dragons (Vancouver) (VSS) (LW-1)

2 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey (SF) (2)

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

4 John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo) (VI) (4) 

5 Lambrick Park Lions (Victoria) (VI) (5) 

6 Summerland Rockets (T-OK) (6) 

7 Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (TOK) (7)

8 Langley Christian Lightning (EV) (8)

9 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (SF) (9)

10-tie Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (VI) (HM)

10-tie Mulgrave Titans (West Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

Honourable mention — Archbishop Carney Stars (PoCo) (FN) (HM), Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (VSS) (10-tie), Charles Hays Rainmakers (Prince Rupert) (NW) (NR), Khalsa Lions (Surrey) (SF) (HM), St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (VI) (10-tie)

Dropped out —George Elliott Coyotes (Lake Country) (TOK) (HM)


1 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (EV) (LW-1)

2 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (FN) (2)

3 Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos (TOK) (4) 

4 Maple Ridge Christian Hornets (FN) (7) 

5 SJS Eagles (Vancouver) (VSS) (3) 

6 King David Lions (Vancouver) (VSS) (5)

7 Gidalang Kuuyas Naay Breakers (Daajiing Giids) (NW) (8) 

8 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (TOK) (6)

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

10 St. Ann’s Academy Crusaders (Kamloops) (TOK) (NR) 

Honourable mention — Brookes Westshore Gryphons (Victoria) (VI) (HM), Dasmesh Punjabi Falcons (Abbotsford) (EV) (10), Deer Lake Falcons (Burnaby) (FN) (10), Ecole Gabriele Roy Phoenix (Surrey) (SF) (NR), Fraser Academy Mustangs (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

Dropped out — Gudangasay Tlaats’gaa Nay Thunder (Masset) (NW (HM), John Knox Hawks (New Westminster) (FN) (9)

(All rankings courtesy B.C. School Sports)

KEY: EV — East Valley, FN — Fraser North, NC — North Central, NW — North West, SF — South Fraser, T-OK — Thompson-Okanagan, VI — Vancouver Island, VSS — Vancouver Sea-to-Sky

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