South Delta running back Damon Badenhorst and the rest of the Sun Devils are B.C.'s beset No. 1-ranked AAA team. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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VL’s Big 5 B.C. High School Football ranks 10.21.19 edition: Undefeated South Delta 2019’s fourth AAA No. 1 team, Vernon still wire-to-wire atop AA

LANGLEY — In a parity-riddled 2019 season, undefeated South Delta becomes the fourth different team to own the No. 1 spot in Varsity Letters’ Big 5 AAA B.C. high school football rankings.

The Sun Devils, two wins away from a perfect regular season, host Victoria’s winless Belmont Bulldogs on Saturday.

The shuffle takes place, however, after former No. 3 Vancouver College blanked former No. 1 New Westminster 27-0 last Friday.

Van College, Lord Tweedsmuir, New Westminster and now South Delta, have all taken turns on top.

Meanwhile, defending the B.C. Double A champion Vernon Panthers sit two wins away from a wire-to-wire ride atop the B.C. Double-A rankings.



1 South Delta Sun Devils  (7-0, 5-0) (LW-2)

LW — Def. Belmont 37-6.

TW — Saturday host Mt. Douglas. 

2 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (6-1, 4-1) (3)

LW — Def. New Westminster 27-0.

TW — Friday at Handsworth. 

3 New Westminster Hyacks (5-2, 4-1) (1)

LW — Lost 27-0 to Vancouver College.

TW — Friday host Belmont. 

4 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (5-1, 4-1) (4)

LW — Def. Centennial 56-0

TW — Friday host Mission.

5 St. Thomas More Knights (Burnaby) (5-2, 5-0) (5)

LW — Def. Seaquam 31-22.

TW — Friday at Centennial.

Honourable mention 

Mt. Douglas Rams (Victoria) (4-2, 3-2) (HM)

LW — Def. Carson Graham 34-8.

TW — Saturday at South Delta.

Seaquam Seahawks (3-3, 3-2) (HM)

LW — Lost 31-22 to St. Thomas More.

TW — Saturday at Abbotsford.

Kelowna Owls (4-3, 3-2) (HM)
LW — Def. Mission 49-0.

TW —Friday at Terry Fox. 

Abbotsford Panthers (5-2, 3-2) (HM)

LW —Def. Terry Fox 28-6.

TW — Saturday host Seaquam.



1 Vernon Panthers (5-0, 3-0) (LW-1)

LW — Def. South Kamloops 27-0.

TW — Friday at Okanagan Mission.

2 Ballenas Whalers (Parksville) (6-0, 2-0) (3)

LW — Def. Windsor 32-0. 

TW — Do not play. 

3 G.W. Graham Grizzlies (Chilliwack) (3-2, 3-0) (4)

LW — Def. Langley 20-19.

TW — Friday at Sullivan Heights.

4 Langley Saints (5-1, 2-1) (2)

LW — Lost 20-19 to G.W. Graham.

TW — Friday vs. Frank Hurt.

5 Robert Bateman Timberwolves (Abbotsford) (4-3, 1-1) (5)

LW — Def. Frank Hurt 34-0.

TW — Friday at Holy Cross.

Honourable mention 

South Kamloops Titans (5-2, 2-1) (HM)

LW — Lost 27-0 to Vernon.

TW — Do not play.

Windsor Dukes (North Vancouver) (3-2, 0-1) (HM)

LW — Lost 32-0 to Ballenas.

TW — Friday host Argyle.

College Heights Cougars (Prince George) (5-0-1, 5-0) (HM)

LW — Def. Prince George 43-6.

TW — Friday host Kelly Road.

John Barsby Bulldogs (Nanaimo) (2-4, 1-1) (NR)

LW — Def. Holy Cross 16-2

TW — Do not play.

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