Welcome to the off-season.
The high school championships have concluded and now, it’s time to start thimijng about next season.
Here are pre-preseason Top 10s for three of the seven B.C. boys and girls high school basketball tiers.
The boys Quad-A poll was pulled together on five sets of submitted rankings, including my own and the top three were a virtual saw-off.
If we get others, we will post them.
1. Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey)
2. Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey)
3. Oak Bay Bays (Victoria)
4. Yale Lions (Abbotsford)
5. Burnaby South Rebels
6. W.J. Mouat Hawks (Abbotsford)
7. Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey)
8. Walnut Grove Gators (Langley)
9. Kelowna Owls
10. Kitsilano Blue Demons (Vancouver)
Honourable mention — Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey), Vancouver College Fighting Irish, Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver), Pinetree Timberwolves (Coquitlam), St. George’s Saints (Vancouver)
1. Brentwood College (Mill Bay)
2. Charles Hays Rainmakers (Prince Rupert)
3. Clarence Fulton Maroons (Vernon)
4. Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops)
5. St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver)
6. St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria)
7. King George Dragons (Vancouver)
8. Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver)
9. Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey)
10. Britannia Bruins (Vancouver)
Honourable mention — Delview Raiders (North Delta), John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo), R.C. Palmer Griffins (Richmond), Shawnigan Lake, Southern Okanagan Hornets (Oliver)
(Lyle Dhur, sportvictoria.com)
1. Abbotsford Panthers
2. Kelowna Owls
3. Walnut Grove Gators (Langley)
4. Brookswood Bobcats (Langley)
5. Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver)
6. Oak Bay Breakers (Victoria)
7. Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey)
8. Carson Graham Eagles (North Vancouver)
9. Yale Lions (Abbotsford)
10. McMath Wildcats (Richmond)
Honourable mention — Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody), Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam), Panorama Ridge Thunder (Surrey), Claremont Spartans (Victoria), Sullivan Heights Stars (Surrey)
(BC Girls Basketball)
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