In honour of our weekly Big 10 rankings, we give you one of B.C.'s best No. 10's, Walnut Grove's Alasdair Coyle, in action this past weekend at the TBI 2017. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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New AAAA No. 1 part of Varsity Letters’ B.C.’s Big 10 senior boys basketball rankings, all four tiers are here!

LANGLEY — Greetings high school basketball fans. 

All four precincts have checked in once again.

Here’s your complete look at B.C. senior booys varsity basketball rankings across our province.



QUAD A (records, ranking reflect games played through Dec. 12. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)

1 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (4-0) (LW-3)

Last Week — Won all four games to finish first at Tsumura Basketball lnvitational (at LEC). Def. North Delta 94-48, def. Walnut Grove 82-57, def. Terry Fox 99-50, def. Holy Cross 86-68.

This week —Open play Dec. 14 as host of own Gary Taylor Classic. 

2 Tamanawis Wildcats (Surrey) (3-0) (2)

Last Week —Won two of final three games at Corona Del Mar (Cal.) Beach Bash. Lost 78-52 to Trabuco Hills (Cal.). def. Costa Mesa (Cal.) 78-52, def. Westmintser (Cal.) 53-52. Def. Elgin Park 100-43.

This week —Dec. 15 host Semiahmoo, Dec. 19 at Seaquam. 

3 Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (7-3) (6)

Last Week —  Won three of four games to finish second at Tsumura Basketball Invitational (at LEC). Def. Sir Charles Tupper 81-53, def. Lord Tweedsmuir 86-68, def. W.J. Mouat 79-67, lost 86-68 to Oak Bay. Def. Kwantlen Park 104-49.

This week —Dec. 18 vs. Johnston Heights, Dec. 19 vs. Fleetwood Park.

4 W.J. Mouat Hawks (Abbotsford) (4-2) (7)

Last Week — Won three of four games to finish third at Tsumura Basketball Invitational (at LEC). Def. Heritage Woods 82-50, def. Burnaby South 73-63, lost 79-67 to Holy Cross, def, Terry Fox 71-57.

This week — Dec. 14-16 at Abbotsford Police tournament. Dec. 19 vs. Lord Tweedsmuir. 

5 Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (8-2) (4)

Last Week —Won three of four games to finish fifth at Tsumura Basketball Invitational (at LEC). Def. Byrne Creek 88-82, lost 82-57 to Oak Bay, def. Yale 100-84, def. Lord Tweedsmuir 100-92. Def. Heritage Woods 91-65.

This week — Dec. 14 at R.E. Mountain, Dec. 16 at Lord Tweedsmuir.

6 Burnaby South Rebels (6-2) (1)

Last Week —Split four games to finish seventh at 16-team Tsumura Basketball Invitational. Def. R.A. McMath 87-60, lost 73-63 to W.J. Mouat, lost 90-89 to Lord Tweedsmuir, def. Yale 98-72. Def. Burnaby Mountain 78-32.

This week —Dec. 13 at Burnaby Central. 

7 Handsworth Royals (North Vancouver) (7-2) (5)

Last week — Won three of four games to finish second as host of own No Regrets Classic. Def. New Westminster 75-61, def. Belmont 78-58, def. Collingwood 84-36, lost 67-62 to Kitsilano.

This week — Dec. 14 vs. Elphinstone, Dec. 15 at Sir Charles Tupper.

8 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) (3-2) (8)

Last Week —Def. Astoria (Ore.) 58-30, def. Mountainview (Wash.) 73-70. Def. Elgin Park 126-34.

This week —Dec. 15 at Tamanawis, Dec. 18 vs. Kitsilano, Dec. 19 vs. Princess Margaret.

9 Kitsilano Blue Demons (Vancouver) (12-3) (9)

Last Week — Def. Charles Hays 99-77. Won all four games to finish first at No Regrets Classic. Def. Rutland 95-77, def. Charles Hays 82-81, def. Carson Graham 65-50, def. Handsworth 67-62. Def. Prince of Wales 64-38. Lost 102-76 to Argyle.

This week —Dec. 14 at McMath, Dec. 15 at University Hill, Dec. 18 at Semiahmoo, Dec. 19 at Terry Fox.

10 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (4-1) (10)

Last Week —Did not play.

This week —Open Dec. 14 at Oak Bay-Gary Taylor Classic. 


Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (3-3) (HM)

Last Week — Split four games to finish sixth at Tsumura Basketball Invitational (at LEC). Def. Kelowna 85-66, lost 86-68 to Holy Cross, def. Burnaby South 90-89, lost 100-92 to Walnut Grove. Lost 87-82 to Terry Fox.

This week —Nov. 14 at St. George’s. 

Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) (5-5) (NR)

This week — Split four games to finish fourth at Tsumura Basketball Invitational (at LEC). Def. South Kamloops 70-62, def. Yale 88-65, lost 99-50 to Oak Bay, lost 71-57 to W.J. Mouat. Def.  Lord Tweedsmuir 87-82. 

Kelowna Owls (3-3) (9)

Last Week — Split four games to finish 11th at Tsumura Basketball Invitational. Lost 85-66 to Lord Tweedsmuir, def. Sir Charles Tupper 77-75, lost 71-70 to R.A. McMath, def. South Kamloops 88-70. Dec. 12 vs. Mt. Boucherie cancelled.

This week — Dec. 14-17 at Jasper Place (Edmonton) REB Classic. Dec. 19 at Penticton. 

St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (5-3) (HM)

Last Week —Def. Alpha 109-70, Def. Pinetree 96-75, def. Heritage Woods 83-67.

This week — Dec. 14 host Lord Tweedsmuir.

Dropped out — Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (2-8) (HM), Pinetree Timberwolves (Coquitlam) (0-2) (HM)

(Howard Tsumura.


1 Byrne Creek Bulldogs (Burnaby) (LW-8-tie) 

2 R.A. McMath Wildcats (Richmond) (2) 

3 Sir Charles Tupper Tigers (Vancouver) (3) 

4 South Kamloops Titans (LW-1)

5 North Delta Huskies (4)

6 Richmond Colts (5)

7 GW Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (6)

8 Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (7)

9 Clayton Heights Night Riders (Surrey) (NR)

10 McNair Marlins (Richmond) (8-tie)

Honourable mention — Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (HM), Carihi Tyees (Campbell River) (NR), G.P. Vanier Towhees (Courtenay) (NR), Magee Lions (Vancouver) (NR), Bodwell Bruins (North Vancouver) (HM)



1 Brentwood College (Mill Bay) (LW-1)

2 Westsyde Whundas (Kamloops) (3) 

3 Charles Hays Rainmakers (Prince Rupert) (6)

4 King George Dragons (Vancouver) (7)

5 Collingwood Cavaliers (West Vancouver) (8) 

6 Britannia Bruins (Vancouver) (HM)

7 Seycove Seyhawks (North Vancouver) (HM)

8 Shawnigan Lake Stags (5)

9 Clarence Fulton Maroons (Vernon) (2)

10-tie St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (HM)

10-tie St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver) (NR)

Honourable mention (alphabetical) — Pacific Academy Breakers (Surrey) (9), Princess Margaret Mustangs (Penticton) (HM), R.C. Palmer Griffins (Richmond) (HM), 4 St. Patrick’s Celtics (Vancouver) (4), Southridge Storm (Surrey) (NR)

(Lyle Dhur,


1 Credo Christian Kodiaks (Langley) (LW – 1)

2 Heritage Christian Saints (Kelowna) (2)

3 Similkameen Sparks (Keremeos) (3)

4 Bulkley Valley Christian Royals (Smithers) (4)

5 Kelowna Christian Knights (6)

6 Khalsa Lions (Surrey) (7) 

7 Highroad Knights (Chilliwack) (HM)

8 Barriere Cougars (NR)

9 Osoyoos Rattlers (HM)

10 Gabrielle Roy Phoenix (Surrey) (9)

Honourable Mention —Glenlyon Norfolk Gryphons (Victoria) (5), Unity Christian Flames (Chilliwack) (8), St. John’s Eagles (Vancouver) (10), McBride Mustangs (NR)

(Sean Juteau, GVISAA)

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