LANGLEY — The defending B.C. AA champion Abbotsford Christian Knights are picking the right time to begin their peak.
At Double-A: The Knights cut a huge swath all the way through to the title at the B.C. Christian Schools Championships which they hosted Friday and Saturday.
Stationed at No. 6 to begin the week, the Knights beat former No. 2 Langley Christian and former No. 1 MEI, as well as Single-A No. 1 Vernon Christian en route to the tourney title, and as a result have moved into the No. 1 spot.
At Triple A: Victoria’s Oak Bay Barbers moved up two spots into the top three of the province’s largest tier after defeating former No. 4 Mt. Boucherie, former No. 3 Claremont and Double-A No. 3 George Elliot before falling to No. 2 Kelowna in the finals of the Thompson Rivers WolfPack invitational in Kamloops.
Here’s a look at all three tiers:
1 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (LW-1)
2 Kelowna Owls (2)
3 Oak Bay Barbers (5)
4 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (3)
5 Mt. Boucherie Bears (Kelowna) (4)
6 Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (6)
7 Seaquam Seahawks (North Delta) (7)
8 Eric Hamber Griffins (Vancouver) (8)
9 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (HM)
10 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) (10)
11Fraser Heights Firehawks (Surrey) (9)
12 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey (11)
13 Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (14)
14 Steveston-London Sharks (Richmond) (12)
15 New Westminster Hyacks (13)
Honourable mention — Van Tech Talismen (NR), Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (HM), Penticton Lakers (HM).
1 Abbotsford Christian Knights (LW-6)
2 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (1)
3 George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (3)
4 Langley Christian Lightning (2)
5 College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (4)
6 Langley Fundamental Titans (5)
7 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (9)
8 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (12)
9 Pacific Christian Pacers (Victoria) (7)
10 Hugh McRoberts Strikers (Richmond) (8)
11 Surrey Christian Falcons (10)
12 Princess Margaret Mustangs (Penticton) (11)
13 W.L. Seaton Sonics (Vernon) (14)
14 Mark Isfeld Ice (Courtenay) (13)
15 D.P. Todd Trojans (Prince George) (HM)
Honourable mention — Sa-Hali Sabres (Kamloops), St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (HM), Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver)
1 Vernon Christian Royals (LW-1)
2 Mt. Sentinel Wildcats (South Slocan) (5)
3 Centennial Christian Seahawks (Terrace) (2)
4 St. Andrews Sabres (Victoria) (3)
5 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (4)
6 Unity Christian Flames(Chilliwack) (11)
7 Kelowna Christian Knights (6)
8 Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (7)
9 Fernie Falcons (8)
10 Ebenezer Canadian Reformed Auroras (Smithers) (9)
11 St. Ann’s Crusaders (Kamloops) (10)
12 Bulkley Valley Christian Royals (Smithers) (12)
Honourable mention — Immaculata Mustangs (Kelowna) (HM), Duncan Christian Chargers (HM), Highroad Academy Knights (Chilliwack), Sparwood Spartans, Gaglardi Academy Arrows (Comox) (HM).
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