Riverside's Avery Sussex, the Rapids' rising Grade 11 superstar, will lead her team as the ones to beat next season in B.C. girls high school Quad-A basketball. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior girls pre-season 2022-23 basketball Quad-A rankings: PoCo’s Riverside Rapids top our first look at province’s largest tier!

LANGLEY — The Riverside Rapids, coming off a loss to its Port Coquitlam crosstown rivals, the Terry Fox Ravens, in this month’s provincial Quad-A championship final, have been tabbed as the team to beat next season in B.C.’s largest tier next season.

In an early-look pre-season Top 12 produced by the pollsters behind B.C. senior girls basketball, the Rapids are paired with Langley’s No. 2-ranked Walnut Grove Gators at the top of the heap.

Here’s a look at the entire Top 12 as we begin the countdown to next season:



1 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) (FN)

2 Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (EV)

3 Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (EV)

4 Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (SF)

5 Seaquam Seahawks (North Delta) (SF)

6 Abbotsford Panthers (EV)

7 South Delta Sun Devils (SF)

8 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (TOK)

9 Kelowna Owls (OK) (34) (6)

10 Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs (Vancouver) (VSS)

11 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (VI)

12 Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (VSS)


Eastern Valley — EV

South Fraser — SF

Kootenays — KOO

North Central — NC

North West — NW

South Fraser — SF

Thompson-Okanagan — TOK

Vancouver Island — VI

Vancouver Sea To Sky — VSS

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