LANGLEY — For the first time this season, half of B.C.’s four senior varsity tiers have new No. 1’s!
Here are the latest B.C. senior girls Top 10 volleyball rankings:
At Quad-A, the host KSS Owls claimed first place at their own Best of the West and retained their top spot at the province’s highest tier.
Immediately beneath them, Vancouver’s Lord Byng Grey Ghosts and North Van’s Handsworth Royals met in the North Shore Invite final, and a Ghosts’ win kept the two powers at Nos. 2 and 3 respectively.
*At Triple A, Vancouver’s Little Flower Academy Angels and the Dawson Creek Penguins moved up one spot each to Nos. 1 and 2 respectively after longtime No. 1 Carihi Tyees of Campbell River faltered with a 10th place finish at the North Shore event.
*At Double A, Abbotsford’s MEI Eagles upset Surrey’s No. 1-ranked Pacific Academy Breakers in the opening round of the Best of the West, and parlayed that victory into an eventual berth in the finals where it lost to AAAA No. 1 Kelowna.
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) (2)
3 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (3)
4 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (5)
5 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (4)
6 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (6)
7 South Delta Sun Devils (7)
8 Mission Roadrunners (NR)
9 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (8)
10 Oak Bay Breakers (Victoria) (NR)
Dropped out — Seaquam Seahawks (North Delta) (10)
1 Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver) (LW-2)
2 Dawson Creek Penguins (3)
3 Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (LW-1)
4 W.L. Seaton Sonics (Vernon) (6)
5 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (8)
6 Okanagan-Mission Huskies (Kelowna ) (7)
7 Hugh McRoberts Strikers (Richmond) (4)
8 Prince George Polars (5)
9 Crofton House Falcons (Vancouver) (9)
10 South Kamloops Titans (NR)
Dropped out — Sa-Hali Sabres (Kamloops) (10)
1 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (LW-3)
2 Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (1)
3 Pacific Christian Pacers (Victoria) (4)
4 George Elliott Coyotes (Lake Country) (2)
5 Langley Fundamental Titans (9)
6 Kalamalka Lakers (Vernon) (NR)
7 Langley Christian Lightning (NR)
8 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (6)
9 Elphinstone Cougars (Gibsons) (NR)
10 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (7)
Dropped out — Notre Dame Jugglers (Vancouver) (5), York House Tigers (Vancouver) (8), Surrey Christian Falcons (10)
1 Kelowna Christian Knights (LW-1)
2 Mt. Sentinel Wildcats (South Slocan) (3)
3 Vernon Christian Royals (2)
4 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (4)
5 Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (5)
6 Fernie Falcons (6)
7 Elkford Celtics (7)
8 Aberdeen Hall Gryphons (Kelowna) (8)
9 Southpointe Academy Titans (Delta) (9)
10 Cedar Christian Eagles (Prince George) (10)
Dropped out — None.
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