The Tamanawis Wildcats and W.J. Mouat Hawks met in a thrilling Fraser Valley Quad-A final last Sunday at the LEC. I've seeded Tammy No. 2 and Mouat No. 4 in my 16-team senior boys bracket. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of
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Howie’s look: A day in advance, how I would construct the B.C. senior boys AAAA Championship draw

LANGLEY — The real experts will have their work cut out for them on Sunday morning when they gather here to assemble the draws for all four of the tiered B.C. senior boys basketball championships which tip off four-day runs this coming Wednesday at the LEC.

In advance of  Sunday’s live 3:30 p.m. draw show on which I will analyze along with my longtime host and broadcast partner Chris Kennedy, here’s my take on how I would construct the senior boys AAAA draw.

Of course, I have kept the seven Fraser Valley teams away from each other in the opening round, and without too much more trouble you can make additional tweaks to minimize higher-seeded Fraser Valley teams from meeting in potential second-round matchups.

As well, zone tourney championship finishes in the Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island have been respected.

Note that zone designations and rank, followed by tournament seeding 1-16 are included in parenthesis.



Oak Bay (VI-1, 1) vs. North Peace (NC,16)

Burnaby South (LM-3, 8) vs. Lord Tweedsmuir (FV-4, 9)


W.J. Mouat (FV-2, 4) vs. Belmont (VI-2, 13)

Semiahmoo (FV-3, 5) vs. Rutland (OK-1, 12)



Tamanawis (FV-1, 2) vs. Mt. Baker (Koot, 15)

St. George’s (LM-2, 7) vs. Walnut Grove (FV-5, 10)


Handsworth (HS, 3) vs. Holy Cross (FV-7, 14)

Vancouver College (LM-1, 6) vs. Terry Fox (FV-6, 11)

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