Vancouver College's Roko Maric (right) and Finnley Lillis of Oak Bay met each other in the semi-finals of the 2022 B.C. junior boys championship semifinals. This season, a new group of Bays and a new group of Irish sit Nos. 2-3 in the final JV Top 10 of the season.. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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BC Junior Boys Hoops Top 10: It’s 17 days and counting to championship tip-off at the LEC! Will form hold for an St. Pat’s vs. Oak Bay final? Let the madness begin as the chase for 32 berths is heating up!

LANGLEY — The B.C. junior boys basketball championships tip off on the final Saturday of February.

That’s Feb. 24, or 17 days.

Here’s the final Top 10 of the season as the official stretch drive to provincials is under way. Of note, only four ranked teams from last week survived the cut to remain in the final Top 10 of the season:

1 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (VSS) (LW-1)

2 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (VI) (2)

3 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (VSS) (3)

4 Enver Creek Cougars (Surrey) (SF) (NR)

5 South Kamloops Titans (TOK) (NR)

6 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (EV) (5)

7 L.A. Matheson Mustangs (Surrey) (SF) (NR)

8 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (VSS) (HM)

9 St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (VI) (NR)

10 Richmond Colts (SF) (HM) 

Honourable mention — Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (SF) (10), Killarney Cougars (Vancouver) (VSS) (9), New Westminster Hyacks (FN) (NR), Rick Hansen Hurricanes (Abbotsford) (EV) (HM), Rutland VooDoos (Kelowna) (TOK) (7)

KEY: EV — East Valley, FN — Fraser North, KOT — Kootenays, NC — North Central, NW — North West, SF — South Fraser, TOK — Thompson-Okanagan, VI — Vancouver Island, VSS — Vancouver Sea-to-Sky

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