Kelowna's Taya Hanson (left) has graduated but the Owls will still have a tremendous rivalry this season with Tavia Rowell and the rest of the Walnut Grove Gators. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Senior girls preseason basketball rankings: Defending champion Kelowna Owls, South Kam Titans retain top spots heading into 2018-19

Pollsters were given the option of revamping preseason B.C. senior girls high school basketball rankings from those published following the 2017-18 chapionships last March. 

Here are the latest preseason Triple-A and Double-A rankings courtesy of the B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association.



1 Kelowna Owls

2 Walnut Grove Gators (Langley)

3 Semiahmoo Totems (Surrey) 

4 Brooskwood Bobcats (Langley)

5 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam)

6 Yale Lions (Abbotsford)

7 Abbotsford Panthers 

8 Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody)

9 Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver)

10 Claremont Spartans (Victoria)

HONOURABLE MENTION — Panorama Ridge Thunder (Surrey), Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna), Robert Bateman Timberwolves (Abbotsford), Mt. Baker Wild (Cranbrook), MEI Eagles (Abbotsford)


1 South Kamloops Titans

2 St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints (North Vancouver)

3 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack)

4 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby)

5 Duchess Park Condors (Prince George)

6 Langley Christian Lightning

7 Whistler Storm

8 Vernon Panthers

9 Britannia Bruins (Vancouver)

10 Valleyview Vkings (Kamloops)

HONOURABLE MENTION —Seycove Seyhawks (North Vancouver), Southridge Storm (Surrey), St. Michael’s University School Blue Jags (Victoria), Little Flower Academy Angels (Vancouver), Smithers Gryphons.


(First rankings to be released Dec. 5)

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