Heritage Woods' Deveroe Boyko and the rest of the Kodiaks turned in their best week of the season and fought their back into the B.C. Quad-A boys basketball Top 10. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior boys basketball rankings 01.29.20: While powers hold court, Tamanawis and Heritage Woods move into Quad-A Top 10

NORTH DELTA — With post-season basketball just around the corner and the proliferation of invitationals beginning to abate, the province’s top teams largely held court over the past week.

Burnaby South, Duchess Park of Prince George, Prince Rupert’s Charles Hays, and Unity Christian of Chilliwack continue to lead their respective tiers from Quad- through Single-A.

Here’s a look at this week’s rankings:


QUAD A (records, rankings reflect games played Jan. 22-28. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)

1 Burnaby South Rebels (24-2) (LW-1)

Last week — Def. Burnaby North 105-47.

This week — Jan. 29 host Byrne Creek, Feb. 3 host New Westminster.

2 Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam) (24-2) (2)

Last week — Def. Riverside 110-47. Won all three games to finish first at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Def. Vernon 87-76, def. Terry Fox 89-57, def. Charles Hays 78-56.

This week — Jan. 30 host Maple Ridge.

3 Kelowna Owls (14-4) (3)

Last week — Def. Norkam 132-76.

This week — Feb. 4 at Mt. Boucherie.

4 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (14-1) (4)

Last week —Def. Tamanawis 69-62. Def. Pitt Meadows 75-64.

This week — Do not play.

5 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (16-3) (5)

Last week —Def. Brentwood College 61-49.

This week —Do not play. Feb. 5 host Belmont.

6 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (11-7) (6)

Last week — Did not play.

This week —Jan. 29 vs. Walnut Grove. Jan. 31 at A.R. MacNeill.

7 Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (14-6) (7)

Last week — Def. Kwantlen Park 91-41. Def. Lord Tweedsmuir 73-66.

This week —Jan. 30 host North Surrey. Feb. 4 at Fraser Heights.

8 Abbotsford Panthers (19-3) (9)

Last week —Won three of four games at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Def. Lord Tweedsmuir 106-75, def, Heritage Woods 83-78, lost 74-71 to Charles Hays, def. Terry Fox 80-79.

This week — Jan. 30 host Walnut Grove, Jan. 31 at MEI, Feb. 1 at Vancouver College, Feb. 4 host W.J. Mouat.

9 Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (13-9) (NR)

Last week — Won two of three games at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Def. Belmont 91-82, lost to Abbotsford 83-78, def. Vancouver College 83-72. Def. Pinetree 86-48.

This week — Jan. 30 at Riverside. Feb. 4 vs. Port Moody.

10 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (14-4) (HM)

Last week —Lost 67-62 to Handsworth. Def. Semiahmoo 89-79.

This week —Feb. 4 host Frank Hurt.


Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (16-4) (HM)
Last week — Def. Sardis 77-70. Def. Chilliwack 106-77. Def. Sardis 74-59.

This week — Jan. 30 at R.E. Mountain. Feb. 4 host Yale.

Vancouver College Fighting Irish (14-11) (8)

Last week — Lost two of three games as host of own Emerald Invitational. Def. Semiahmoo 83-69, lost 69-57 to Charles Hays, lost 83-72 to Heritage Woods. Lost to St. Patrick’s 91-81.

This week —Feb. 1 vs. Abbotsford, Feb. 4 vs. St. George’s.

Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) (8-9) (HM)

Last week — Lost two of three games at Vancouver College Emerald tournament. Def. Oak Bay 84-76, lost 89-57 to Centennial, lost 80-79 to Abbotsford. Def. Port Moody 102-54.

This week —Jan. 30 host Dr. Charles Best. 

Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (18-8) (HM)

Last week —Def. Queen Elizabeth 69-52.

This week — Jan. 30 host Enver Creek. Feb. 4 at North Surrey.

Belmont Bulldogs (Victoria) (13-11) (HM)

Last week — Split four games at Vancouver College Emerald Tournament. Lost 91-82 to Heritage Woods, def. Lord Tweedsmuir 88-58, def. Walnut Grove 76-61, lost 86-80 to Vernon. Lost 92-90 to Lambrick Park..

This week —Jan. 31 host Semiahmoo.

(Howard Tsumura, VarsityLetters.ca)


(rankings based on games played through Jan. 28)

1 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (17-3) (LW-1) 

2 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (16-8) (2) 

3 Vernon Panthers (12-4) (3)

4 St. Patricks Celtics (Vancouver) (20-4) (4)

5 Pitt Meadows Marauders (15-7) (5) 

6 Ladysmith 49ers (19-2) (6)

7 Guildford Park Sabres (Surrey) (17-5) (7)

8 Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) (20-10) (8) 

9 Brookswood Bobcats (Langley) (15-6) (9)

10 Steveston London Sharks (Richmond) (13-5) (10)

Honourable mention — Lord Byng Grey Ghosts (Vancouver) (16-6) (HM), A.R. MacNeill Ravens (Richmond) (14-7) (HM), North Delta Huskies (6-5) (HM), R.A. McMath Wildcats (Richmond) (15-8) (HM), Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby) (12-9) (HM)



1 Charles Hays Rainmakers (Prince Rupert) (LW-1) 

2 King George Dragons (Vancouver) (2)

3 D.P. Todd Trojans (Prince George) (3)

4 Lambrick Park Lions (Victoria) (5) 

5 Southridge Storm (Surrey) (4) 

6 Hugh Boyd Trojans (Richmond) (6)

7 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (8)

8 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (HM)

9 Abbotsford Traditional Titans (NR)

10-tie Abbotsford Christian Knights (7) 

10-tie Langley Christian Lightning (9)

Honourable mention (alphabetical)—George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (HM), Mulgrave Titans (West Vancouver) (10), St. John Brebeuf Bears (Abbotsford) (HM), St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (HM), Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (NR)

(Lyle Dhur, SportVictoria.com)


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

2 Highroad Academy Knights (Chilliwack) (2) 

3 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (3) 

4 Kelowna Christian Knights (4)

5 Barriere Secondary Cougars (5)

6 Vernon Christian Royals (8) 

7 St. John’s Eagles (Vancouver) (9) 

8 Gudangaay Tiaat’sgaa Naay Thunder (Masset) (10) 

9 Cedars Christian Eagles (Prince George) (7) 

10 King David Lions (Vancouver) (6)

HONOURABLE MENTION — Glenlyon Norfolk Gryphons (Victoria) (HM), Osoyoos Rattlers (HM), Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos) (HM), Lakes District Lakers (Burns Lake) (HM)


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