Abbotsford high school basketball teams receive rankings

Several local boys and girls teams crack preseason top ten

Several Abbotsford high school basketball teams cracked the preseason top ten rankings.

As Abbotsford teams battle it out at the Abbotsford Police city basketball tournament this weekend, the high school basketball senior boys and girls preseason rankings have been released, with a number of local teams on the list.

The Yale Lions and the W.J. Mouat Hawks both received honourable mentions in the AAAA senior boys division, with Langley’s Walnut Grove ranked first in the province. The Hawks finished fourth in the province last year, while the Lions finished 12th overall.

The senior boys AAA conference has a pair of Abbotsford teams in the top 10, with the Robert Bateman Timberwolves ranked third and the Rick Hansen Hurricanes ranked 10th. The MEI Eagles also received an honourable mention.

The Abbotsford Christian Knights picked up an honourable mention in the AA senior boys rankings.

In the senior girls AAA rankings, the Abbotsford Panthers sit in sixth place, while the Hawks received an honourable mention.

The Knights senior girls ranked sixth overall in the A conference. AA senior girls rankings were not yet available.

Junior boys ranking sees the Hawks in sixth. Read Wednesday’s print edition of the Abbotsford News for full details and results from the APD city basketball tournament.

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