Centennial head football coach Dino Geremia leads his Centaurs against the visiting Kelowna Owls on Friday at Percy Perry Stadium. (Wilson Wong photo property of Wilson Wong 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. High School Football Weekend Survival Guide 10.12.21 edition: Get ready for our first statement games! Bateman vs. Langley, Notre Dame vs. Mt. Doug top the charts!

LANGLEY — Welcome to the biggest high school football weekend of the season thus far.

We’ve got our first No. 1 vs. No. 2 when Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Timberwolves travel to top-ranked Langley to face the Thunderbirds in an epic AA clash at McLeod Stadium (7 p.m.).

We’ve also got the No. 2 Mt. Douglas Rams of Victoria travelling to Burnaby Lake on Friday (2 p.m.) to meet the host and No. 3-ranked Notre Dame Jugglers in a battle of unbeatens.

Other than that?

How about the newest rankings, this week’s complete schedule, and all of last week’s scores?

It’s another edition of Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Weekend Survival Guide!

And remember to look out for this week’s VL Players of the Week! As a bit of a hint, each of our two honourees have great connections to the history of our game in this province.

RANKINGS

VARSITY LETTERS BIG 5

TRIPLE A

1 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (5-0) Def. Seaquam 38-0. (LW-1)

2 Mt. Douglas Rams (Victoria) Def. Belmont 38-0. (5-0) Def. Seaquam 40-18  (2)

3 Notre Dame Jugglers (Vancouver) (5-0) Def. South Delta 34-0. (3)

4 Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) (5-0) Def. Mission 42-0. (4)

5 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (6-0) Def. W.J. Mouat 40-0. (5)

Honourable mention — Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (3-1) Def. Centennial 21-14. (HM), New Westminster Hyacks (3-2) Def. St. Thomas More 7-6. (HM)

DOUBLE A

1 Langley Thunderbirds (3-0) Def. Argyle 42-0. (LW-1)

2 Robert Bateman Timberwolves (Abbotsford) (5-1) Def. Holy Cross 41-0. (2)

3 Vernon Panthers (2-2) Def. Mt. Boucherie 22-6. (3)

4 John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo) (2-2) Def. Ballenas 36-30. (HM)

5-tie Carson Graham Eagles (North Vancouver) (4-2) Def. West Vancouver 22-20. (5-tie)

5-tie Ballenas Whalers (Parksville) (3-2) Lost 36-30 to John Barsby. (4)

Honourable mention — Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (1-3). Lost 42-0 to Langley. (5-tie), West Vancouver Highlanders (2-3) Lost 22-20 to Carson Graham. (HM), South Kamloops Titans (1-3) Def. Salmon Arm 38-6. (HM)

THIS WEEK

FRIDAY

AAA WEST

2 p.m. — Mt. Douglas at Notre Dame (Burnaby Lake)

3 p.m. — New Westminster at Seaquam

7:30 p.m. —South Delta at St. Thomas More (Burnaby Lake)

AAA EAST

3 p.m. —W.J. Mouat at Lord Tweedsmuir

4 p.m. — Kelowna at Centennial (Percy Perry Stadium)

7 p.m. —Mission at G.W. Graham (Exhibition Stadium), Abbotsford at Terry Fox (Percy Perry Stadium)

AA COASTAL

3 p.m. — Ballenas at Windsor

3:45 p.m. —Argyle at Carson Graham

7 p.m. — Robert Bateman at Langley (McLeod Stadium)

AA NORTH

5 p.m. —Prince George at College Heights (Masich Field)

7 p.m. — Duchess Park at Nechako Valley (Masich Park)

AAA/AA HYBRID

6:30 p.m. —Salmon Arm at Okanagan Mission (Apple Bowl)

7 p.m. — South Kamloops at Vernon

SATURDAY

AAA WEST

1:30 p.m. —Belmont at Vancouver College

AAA PACIFIC

1 p.m. — Sardis at Frank Hurt (Bear Creek Park)

1:30 p.m. — Nanaimo District at Earl Marriott

AA COASTAL

1:30 p.m. — John Barsby at West Vancouver

EXHIBITION

7 p.m. — Mt. Boucherie at Shas Ti Kelly Road (Prince George Secondary)

LAST WEEK

SCOREBOARD

AAA

FRIDAY

EAST

Kelowna 42 at Abbotsford 0

Mission 0 at Terry Fox 42

G.W. Graham 40 at W.J. Mouat 0

Lord Tweedsmuir 21 at Centennial 14

WEST

Belmont 0 at Mt. Douglas 38

St. Thomas More 6 at New Westminster 7

PACIFIC

Nanaimo District 0 at Handsworth 48

Sardis 33 at Sullivan Heights 0

AAA/AA HYBRID

Mt. Boucherie 6 at Vernon 22

Rutland 37 at Okanagan Mission 7

South Kamloops 38 at Salmon Arm 6

SATURDAY

WEST

Seaquam 0 at Vancouver College 38

Notre Dame 34 at South Delta 0

PACIFIC

Earl Marriott 33 at Frank Hurt 0

AA

FRIDAY

COASTAL

Ballenas 30 at John Barsby 36

Carson Graham 22 at West Vancouver 20

Argyle 0 at Langley 42

Holy Cross 0 at Robert Bateman 41

NORTH

Nechako Valley 12 vs. College Heights 12

Duchess Park 28 at Shas Ti Kelly Road 0

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