St. Thomas More placed sixth overall at the B.C. high school senior Tier 1 ultimate championships in Surrey last weekend.
The Knights, led by Jeff Ciachurski, Anthony Buonassisi, Sam But, Rachel Yuen and Chantal Costa, defeated Point Grey and Sullivan Heights before dropping a close one to recent national champion and eventual high school champion Sutherland.
STM also lost to No. 2 seed and B.C. finalist St. George’s/York House in the quarter-finals.
The senior Knights rebounded with a win over eighth-place-finishing Stratford Hall before losing fifth place to Argyle.
In the senior Tier 2 division, Burnaby North placed seventh overall.
David Thompson, Lord Byng and Eric Hamber B filled in the top-three Tier 2 positions, respectively.
In the junior competition, STM had a successful opening day, winning its first three matches.
The third-seeded junior Knights then lost 9-8 to David Thompson in a closely played quarter-final.
STM also lost to Eric Hamber before settling for seventh place following a win over Stratford Hall in the final placement game.
Sutherland defeated a combined St. George’s/York house team in the junior final.