The Langley Christian Lightning, shown celebrating last year's provincial title at the LEC, retained their No. 1 AA ranking this week. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures)
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Top 10 boys volleyball churns with changes, yet AAA Earl Marriott and AA Langley Christian retain No. 1 rankings

LANGLEY — There was plenty of jockeying taking place beneath both the Earl Marriott Mariners of Surrey and Langley Christian’s defending champion Lightning, at the respective AAA and AA tiers.

However both schools retained their No. 1 rankings through the first week of the 2018 B.C. senior boys volleyball rankings.

Triple A’s highest climbers?

Burnaby’s Moscrop Panthers and the Bears of Kelowna’s Mt. Boucherie Secondary each parlayed their Top 10 residencies with identical three-spot climbs.

The same trick was managed at Double A by Penticton’s Princess Margaret Mustangs who jumped up from 10 to seven.

Kudos to Prince George’s D.P. Todd Trojans and the Surrey Christian Falcons, each of whom leap-frogged Honorable Mntion status and moved into the Top 10 despite not being ranked to start the season.

Check back later for B.C. Single A rankings.




1 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (LW-1)

2 Claremont Sparts (Victoria) (4) 

3 Moscrop Panthers (Burnaby) (6) 

4 Delta Pacers (Ladner) (3) 

5 Penticton Lakers (5) 

6 Mt. Boucherie Bears (Kelowna) (9) 

7 Van Tech Talismen (7)

8 Kelowna Owls (2)

9 Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (8)

10 Oak Bay Bays (Victoria) (HM)

11 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (10)

12 Elgin Park Orcas (Surrey) (11)

13 Burnaby North Vikings (12)

14 Dover Bay Dolphins (Nanaimo) (13)

15 Seaquam Seahawks (North Delta) (15)

HONOURABLE MENTION — Royal Bay Ravens (Victoria) (14), Mt. Baker Wild (Cranbrook) (NR)


1 Langley Christian Lightning (LW-1)

2 George Elliot Coyotes (Lake Country) (4) 

3 College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (3) 

4 Abbotsford Christian Knights (2)

5 MEI Eagles (Abbotsford) (5)

6 Richmond Christian Lions (6)

7 Princess Margaret Mustangs (Penticton) (10)

8 D.P. Todd Trojans (Prince George) (NR)

9 Surrey Christian Falcons (NR)

10 W.L. Seaton Sonics (Vernon) (HM)

HONOURABLE MENTION — Langley Fundamental Titans (7), Duchess Park Condors (Prince George) (HM), St. Michaels University School Blue Jags (Victoria) (NR)

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