LANGLEY — Jocelyn Sherman’s MVP play carried the two-time defending B.C. AAAA champion Belmont Bulldogs past crosstown rival Oak Bay Breakers in the championship final of the Camosun Chargers Classic Saturday in Victoria.
The result kept the Bulldogs at No. 1 in the most recent B.C. Top 10 rankings and jumped the Breakers up six spots into No. 3 in the province’s highest-tiered division.
Gracie May and Taylee Pomponio of the Bulldogs were named to the all-star team along with Ella Mickelberry and Talia Hill of the Breakers.
Burnaby’s No. 4 AAAA Moscrop Panthers, behind the play of tourney all-stars Fiona Chen and Alana Leung, beat AAA No. 3 Carihi Tyees of Campbell River in the third-place final. Tyees’ star Emoni Bush was also named to the all-tournament team.
Vancouver’s Lord Byng Grey Ghosts, who shot intop the top 10 from unranked status, did so on the heels of a first-place finish at this past weekend’s Ogopogo Classic held in Kelowna and played at UBC Okanagan.
The Ghosts topped the hometown Kelowna Owls in the final while St. Thomas More of Burnaby finished third.
Here’s the full look at the latest Top 10’s at all four tiers courtesy of the B.C. Girls High School Volleyball commission.
1 Belmont Bulldogs (Victoria) (LW-1)
2 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (3)
3 Oak Bay Breakers (Victoria) (9)
4 Moscrop Panthers (Burnaby) (4)
5 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (5)
6 Lord Byng Grey Ghosts (Vancouver) (NR)
7 Kelowna Owls (2)
8 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (6)
9 Seaquam Seahawks (7)
10 Riverside rapids (Port Coquitlam) (NR)
Dropped out — South Delta Sun Devils (8)
1 Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (LW-1)
2 Crofton House Falcons (Vancouver) (2)
3 Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (3)
4 Dawson Creek Penguins (4)
5 College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (5)
6 Prince George Polars (6)
7 Nanaimo District Islanders (6)
8 Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (7)
9 Timberline Wolves (Campbell River) (NR)
10 South Kamloops Titans (NR)
Dropped out — Timberline Wolves (Campbell River) (9), Nanaimo District Islanders (10)
1 York House Tigers (Vancouver) (LW-1)
2 St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (2)
3 Langley Fundamental Titans (3)
4 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (AAA, NR)
5 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (4)
6 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (5)
7 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (7)
8 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (10)
9 West Point Grey Wolves (Vancouver) (9)
10 Sa-Hali Sabres (Kamloops) (NR
Dropped out —George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (8), Notre Dame Jugglers (Vancouver) (6)
1 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (LW-1)
2 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (5)
3 Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers (3)
4 Kelowna Christian Knights (2)
5 Sparwood Spartans (4)
6 Elkford Celtics (7)
7 Fernie Falcons (6)
8 Stratford Hall Sabres (Vancouver) (8)
9 Southpointe Titans (Delta) (9)
10 Vancouver Christian (NR)
Dropped out — Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (10)
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