Thursday, December 14, 2017

Senior Boys Rainmakers ranked at Number 3 in BC following weekend play; Juniors remain in top 10

A strong showing at the No Regrets Tournament in North Vancouver last week has put the spotlight on the Charles Hays Senior Boys basketball program, with the Rainmakers finding themselves placed in third spot in this weeks Double A Senior Boys basketball rankings from the British Columbia Secondary Schools Basketball Association.

That marks a jump of three spots from this time last week and is signal of the growing awareness of the tempo of basketball found in the Northwest.

The Rainmakers high ranking comes following their 3 and 1 record at the high profile North Vancouver tournament, a four day journey south that saw the Makers' take on some top competition from the Lower mainland and beyond.

At that tournament, the Rainmakers Liam McChesney was named to the 2nd Boys All-Tournament Team.

You can get some strong background on the British Columbia High school sports scene from Howard Tsumura's Varsity Letters website, which features a range of articles, podcasts and other notes on the province's competitive secondary sports programs.

The Senior Boys are back in action this Friday, when the Caledonia Kermodes come to town, with tip off set for 7 PM at the Charles Hays Gym tomorrow night and again on Saturday afternoon at 1PM.

Admission is 5 dollars for adults and 2 dollars for students, pay at the door.

The Junior Boys also cracked the top ten provincially, with the Rainmakers ranked at number nine after a recent trip to Prince George and last weeks games in Terrace.

The Junior Boys are at home this weekend as well, with a home date set for a match up with a community team.

The Junior Girls will be on the road to Smithers for a Saturday play day, while the Senior Girls have the weekend off.

For more items related to Rainmaker sports follow the Charles Hays twitter feed.

More background on the High School sports scene in the Northwest can be found on our archive page here.

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