LANGLEY — We have counted down Varsity Letters’ Big 5 preseason high school football rankings for the Triple- and Double-A tiers in a team-by-team fashion over the past few weeks.
Today we break down each of the two tiers indicating total poll points and first-place votes garnered as part of our coaches poll.
As well, we give you the next three as honourable mentions, and list every team to receive at least a half poll point.
Five points were given for 1st place, four for second, three for third, two for fourth and one for fifth, with a half-point for each honourable mention.
Parenthesis indicate, left to right home city of school (if applicable), total poll points, first-place votes.
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1 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (61.0 points), (8 first-place votes)
2 Mt. Douglas Rams (Victoria) (40.5) (4)
3 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (34.0) (1)
4 New Westminster Hyacks (30.0) (0)
5 South Delta Sun Devils (22.5) (1)
Honourable mention — Notre Dame Jugglers (Vancouver) (18.5), Terry Fox Ravens (Port Coquitlam) (14.5), St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (12.5) (1)
Others receiving votes — Kelowna Owls (10.5), Carson Graham Eagles (North Vancouver) (1.0), Abbotsford Panthers (0.5), Belmont Bulldogs (Victoria) (0.5), Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam) (0.5), Mission Roadrunners (0.5), Rutland VooDoos (Kelowna) (0.5).
1 Vernon Panthers (45 points) (7 first-place votes)
2 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (29.5) (1)
3 John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo) (21.5) (1)
4 Ballenas Whalers (Parksville) (18) (0)
5 Robert Bateman Timberwolves (Abbotsford) (10) (0)
Honourable mention — Windsor Dukes (North Vancouver) (9), Langley Saints (8.5), Holy Cross Crusaders (Surrey) (8.5).
Others receiving votes — College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (4), Clarence Fulton Maroons (Vernon) (2.5), South Kamloops Titans (1.5), Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver) (10), Prince George Polars (1).
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