Surrey's Earl Marriott Mariners opened the season at AAAA No. 1 and remain among the province's top teams. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of
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B.C. girls Top 10 volleyball: Two-time B.C. champion Belmont back on top at AAAA, all four tiers ranked here

The Bulldogs are back and they’ve still got a bite.

Two-time defending B.C. AAAA champion Belmont Secondary of Victoria has surged to the top of the provincial Quad-A rankings from this week. The Bulldogs opened at No. 3 two weeks ago in the preseason rankings.

The second poll of the season also paints a pair of big movers in the Top 10.

Burnaby’s Moscrop Panthers, a traditional power, sit at fourth after failing to be ranked in the initial poll two weeks ago.

As well, Kelowna’s fine play has pushed it from No. 7 to No. 2.

Vancouver’s Little Flower Academy swapped spots atop the Triple A poll with crosstown rival Crofton House.

Vancouver’s York House Tigers and the Unity Christian Flames of Chillwack held down their preseason No. 1 ranks respectively at Double A and Single A.

Here’s a look at all four polls:


1 Belmont Bulldogs (Victoria) (LW-3) 

2 Kelowna Owls (7) 

3 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (1)

4 Moscrop Panthers (Burnaby) (NR)

5 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (2)

6 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (5)

7 Seaquam Seahawks (8) 

8 South Delta Sun Devils (4)

9 Oak Bay Breakers (Victoria) (6)

10 Reynolds Roadrunners (Victoria) (NR)

Dropped out — Penticton Lakers (9), Mt. Baker Wild (Cranbrook) (10)


1 Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (LW-2) 

2 Crofton House Falcons (Vancouver) (1)

3 Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (3)

4 Dawson Creek Penguins (4)

5 College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (NR)

6 Prince George Polars (8)

5 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (5)

7 Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (7) 

9 Timberline Wolves (Campbell River) (NR)

6 Nanaimo District Islanders (6)

Dropped out — Caledonia Kermodes (Terrace) (9), Mark Isfeld Ice (Courtenay) (10)


1 York House Tigers (Vancouver) (LW-1)

2 St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (2)

3 Langley Fundamental Titans (NR)

4 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (NR)

5 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (7)

6 Notre Dame Jugglers (Vancouver) (9) 

7 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (NR)

8 George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (8) 

9 West Point Grey Wolves (Vancouver) (NR)

10 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (5) 

Dropped out — Langley Christian Lightning (3), College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (4), Sa-Hali Sabres (Kamloops) (6), Pacific Christian Pacers (Victoria) (10)


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

2 Kelowna Christian Knights (4) 

3 Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers (2)

4 Sparwood Spartans (NR)

5 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (7)

6 Fernie Falcons (9)

7 Elkford Celtics (3)

8 Stratford Hall Sabres (Vancouver) (5)

9 Southpointe Titans (Delta) (6)

10 Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (8)

Dropped out — Vernon Christian Royals (10)

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