St. George's head coach Guy da Silva led his Saints to a pair of narrow wins and a resultant five-spot jump up the ladder of the latest B.C. Quad-A rankings issues Wednesday. Veteran St. George's basketball coach Guy da Silva has a teaching moment with his JV Saints on Saturday night in Langley. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys Top 10 basketball rankings 02.14.24 edition: Fast-rising Elgin Park Orcas, St. George’s Saints give boys Quad-A 10 Top 10 a new look!

LANGLEY — Vancouver’s St. George’s Saints and the Elgin Park Orcas of Surrey were the big climbers this week in the B.C. senior boys Quad-A Top 10 rankings.

Saints proved their mettle in winning close at home and on the road against traditional rivals, beating St. Patrick’s at home 73-69 and then winning 85-84 last Thursday at Vancouver College.

The two wins vaulted Saints up five spots, from No. 9 to No. 4 in the latest sheet issued Wednesday.

Unranked Elgin park topped crosstown rivals Tamanawis 98-74 in South Fraser action to move all the way to No. 5.

Here’s a look at all four tiers of Top 10 rankings for games played over the last week through Feb. 7-13: 





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

2 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (VI) (2) 

3 West Vancouver Highlanders (VSS) (4) 

4 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (VSS) (9) 

5 Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (SF) (HM)

6 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (SF) (3) 

7 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (SF) (6) 

8 Semiahmoo Thunderbirds (Surrey) (SF) (7)

9 Kelowna Owls (TOK) (8)

10 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (VSS) (5)

Honourable mention — Burnaby South Rebels (FN) (HM), Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (SF) (HM), Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (VSS) (10), Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), Sullivan Heights Stars (Surrey (SF) (HM)

Dropped out —None


1 Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby) (FN) (LW-1) 

2 Lord Byng Grey Ghosts (Vancouver) (VSS) (2) 

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

4 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (VI) (4) 

5 North Delta Huskies (SF) (6) 

6 Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (EV) (8) 

7 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (FN) (5)

8 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (EV) (7) 

9 South Kamloops Titans (TOK) (NR) 

10 A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond) (SF) (9) 

Honourable mention — South Delta Sun Devils (SF) (10), Mark Isfeld Ice (Courtenay) (VI) (HM), Rick Hansen Hurricanes (Abbotsford) (EV) (HM), Wellington Wildcats (Nanaimo) (NR), Windsor Wolves (North Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

Dropped out —Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (VI) (HM), Delta Pacers (SF) (HM)


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

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

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

4 Mulgrave Titans (West Vancouver) (VSS) (4) 

5 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (VI) (5)

6 St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (VI) (6)

7 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (VSS) (7)

8 Summerland Rockets (T-OK) (8) 

9 Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (TOK) (9)

10 Langley Christian Lightning (EV) (10) 

Honourable mention — Archbishop Carney Stars (PoCo) (FN) (HM), Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM), John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo) (VI) (HM), Khalsa Lions (Surrey) (SF) (HM), Southridge Storm (Surrey) (SF) (HM)

Dropped out —None


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

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

3 Maple Ridge Christian Hornets (FN) (3) 

4 SJS Eagles (Vancouver) (VSS) (4) 

5 Gidalang Kuuyas Naay Breakers (Daajiing Giids) (NW) (6) 

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

7 Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos (TOK) (5) 

8 St. Ann’s Academy Crusaders (Kamloops) (TOK) (7)

9 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (TOK) (HM)

10-tie Osoyoos Rattlers (TOK) (HM)

10-tie Gabriele Roy Phoenix (Surrey) (SF) (9)

Honourable mention — Bulkley Valley Christian Royals (Smithers) (NW) (8), Deer Lake Falcons (Burnaby) (FN) (HM), Gudangaay Tlaats’Gaa Nay Thunder (Masset) (NR), Golden Eagles (KOO) (10), Immaculata Mustangs (Kelowna) (TOK) (NR)

Dropped out  Cedars Chrisitan Eagles (Prince George) (NC) (HM), Fraser Academy Mustangs (Vancouver) (VSS) (HM

(All rankings courtesy B.C. School Sports)

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

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