Riverside and Walnut Grove have swapped positions in the most recent B.C. senior girls Quad-A Top 10 coaches poll released Jan. 17 after the Gators topped the Rapids in overtime on Saturday in the Centennial Top 10 Shoot-Out in Coquitlam. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2023 All Rights Reserved)
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Top 10 rankings 01.17.23 edition: Walnut Grove Gators move to No. 1 in latest B.C. Quad-A girls hoops poll following win over PoCo’s Riverside Rapids!

LANGLEY — As expected, the Centennial Top 10 Shoot-Out has re-shaped the largest tier of B.C. senior girls high school basketball.

There’s a new No. 1 for the first time this season in the Quad-A rankings after Walnut Grove’s overtime win over Riverside in Saturday’s overtime tourney title tilt in Coquitlam.

No other others senior girls high school rankings were issued this week.


1 Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (EV) (60 points) (LW-2) 

2 Riverside Rapids (Port Coquitlam) (FN) (55) (1)

3 Okanagan Mission Huskies (Kelowna) (OK) (49)(3) 

4 Burnaby Central Wildcats (FN) (45) (4)

5 Kelowna Owls (OK) (36) (6)

6 Yale Lions (Abbotsford) (EV) (34) (7) 

7 Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs (Vancouver) (VSS) (33) (5)

8 Seaquam Seahawks (North Delta) (SF) (27) (8)

9 South Delta Sun Devils (SF) (18) (9-tie)

10 Claremont Spartans (Vicrtoria) (VI) (9) (9-tie) 

Honourable mention — Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils (Coquitlam) (FN) (3) (NR), Reynolds Roadrunners (Victoria) (VI) (2) (NR), Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey) (SF) (2) (HM), Heritage Woods Kodiaks (Port Moody) (FN) (1) (HM)

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