Friday, January 31, 2014

Rainmaker recognition in BC High School Rankings for January 29th

For the third time in January, the Charles Hays Rainmakers have found themselves listed in the company of the top schools in British Columbia High School Basketball.

On Wednesday, the Vancouver Province produced their weekly Top Ten rankings of the various levels of High School Basketball including the AAA level which the Rainmakers compete in.

From their work this month, the Rainmakers were given another honourable mention, just below the breakthrough mark of the listings which feature some of the well known schools of Vancouver basketball.

As we outlined on the blog earlier this month, the Rainmakers received a similar review two weeks ago as they arrived for a Pitt Meadows Tournament.

That tournament marked their second journey to the Lower Mainland in this current basketball season. Games which have provided Mel Bishop's team with the opportunity to test themselves against some of the top calibre teams in the Province.

In December the team participated in the North Shore Invitational Tournament in North and West Vancouver.

With just a few more weeks to go towards the lead up to the March Provincials, the Rainmakers will be looking to continue on with their winning ways and make the adjustments that could find them success at the Provincials in Langley.

The review of the latest provincial rankings from the Province can be found here.

Previous rankings for January can be found below

January 22
January 15

The Rainmakers are in action this weekend hosting a tournament featuring teams from across the Northwest. With Kitimat, Smithers,Terrace and Queen Charlotte Secondary all in town over the course of three days,

Tip off Friday night features Queen Charlotte playing Terrace, followed by Charles Hays and Kitimat.

Saturday's action starts off with a 10 AM match up between Terrace and Kitimat, The Rainmakers take on Smithers at 11:30, Smithers then has to play Queen Charlotte at 2 PM, the day wraps up with Charles Hays and Queen Charlotte on the court for the Saturday finale.

Sunday has one game on the tournament schedule with the Rainmakers and Queen Charlotte again taking to the court.

Times for the two Charles Hays and Queen Charlotte games will be available when posted at the Charles Hays Secondary School Gym.

As we outlined yesterday on the blog, the Queen Charlotte Saints have been attracting a fair amount of attention from Vancouver basketball followers of late, you can learn more about that here.

We have more on the Rainmakers season so far, as well as items of note on High School Basketball in the Northwest on our archive page.

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