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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