The Lord Byng Grey Ghosts were all smiles after winning the Douglas College Royals Invitational over the weekend, a triumph which carried the Vancouver school to the No. 2 spot in the most recent B.C. senior girls AAAA volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Girls Top 10 Volleyball Rankings 10.10.19: Lord Byng’s DC Royals tourney title adds up to huge climb up Quad-A charts

LANGLEY — The Camosun Chargers and Douglas Royals invitational events didn’t disturb the No. 1-ranked teams at each of the four tiers of B.C. senior girls high school volleyball this past week.

Yet the two events caused enough of a stir to shake things up throughout the rest of the associaiton’s latest Top 10 polls.

Here are the latest B.C. senior girls Top 10 volleyball rankings:

*At Quad A, No. 1 Kelowna didn’t participate in either event, yet the Owls have a new No. 2 to contend with in the form of Vancouver’s Lord Byng Grey Ghosts.

Lord Byng defeated Surrey’s former No. 2 Lord Tweedsmuir in the title match at the Douglas College tournament and took a three-step climb as a result.

Meanwhile, Victoria’s Claremont Spartans, behind the play of MVP Olivia Boulding, defeated Tsawwassen’s South Delta Sun Devils in the final of the Camosun tourney’s 24-team event.

South Delta’s fine showing helped the Sun Devils climb two spots from No. 9 to No. 7, while Claremont parlayed its fine play into a move from No. 6 to No. 4.

*At Triple A, No. 1-ranked Carihi Tyees of Campbell River defeated Burnaby Central to win the Tier 2 section of the Douglas College tourney. Dawson Creek moved up three spots to No. 3 with a third-place finish at the Royals Invite. Richmond’s McRoberts Strikers, who tied for 11th in the first tier at Douglass College, moved three spots upwards to No. 5.

*At Double A, The tier’s big climbers were Victoria’s Pacific Christian Pacers, who rose five spots to No. 4 after defeating Dover Bay in the third-place match at the Chargers Invite.

*At Single A, Tsawwassen’s Southpointe Academy moved up two spots to No. 8.

A look at all four tiers from the B.C. Girls High School Volleyball Commission.


1 Kelowna Owls (LW-1)

2 Lord Byng Grey Ghosts (Vancouver) (5) 

3 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (3) 

4 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (6) 

5 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (2)

6 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (4)

7 South Delta Sun Devils (9)

8 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (10) 

9 Burnaby North Vikings (NR)

10 Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (8)

Dropped out — Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (7)


1 Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (LW-1)

2 Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (2) 

3 Dawson Creek Penguins (6) 

4 W.L. Seaton Sonics (Vernon) (4) 

5 McRoberts Strikers (Richmond) (8) 

6 Vernon Panthers (3) 

7 Okanagan-Mission Huskies (Kelowna ) (7)

8 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (5)

9 Crofton House Falcons (Vancouver) (9)

10 Prince George Polars (10)

Dropped out — None


1 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (LW-1) 

2 George Elliott Coyotes (Lake Country) (2)

3 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (4) 

4 Pacific Christian Pacers (Victoria) (9) 

5 Notre Dame Jugglers (Vancouver) (3) 

6 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (5)

7 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (6) 

8 York House Tigers (Vancouver) (7)

9 Langley Fundamental Titans (8)

10 Surrey Christian Falcons (10)

Dropped out — None


1 Kelowna Christian Knights (LW-1)

2 Vernon Christian Royals (2)

3 Mt. Sentinel Wildcats (South Slocan) (3)

4 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (4) 

5 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (5) 

6 Fernie Falcons (6) 

7 Elkford Celtics (7) 

8 Southpointe Academy Titans (Delta) (10) 

9 Immaculata Mustangs (Kelowna) (9)

10 Cedar Christian Eagles (Prince George) (8)

Dropped out — None.

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