Twelve Local Programs Ranked in First AP Polls

Twelves local teams grace the first Associated Press Michigan high school football polls, headlined by Traverse City St. Francis, which sits atop the Division 7 rankings.

Fresh off its Patriot Game win over rival Traverse City West, Central checks in at No. 8 in Division 2, while four teams find themselves ranked in the Division 8 poll, including St. Ignace at No. 2.

By The Associated Press

Division 1

School                                     Total Points

1. Detroit Cass Tech (5)             (3-0)  50     

2. Detroit Catholic Central          (3-0)  43     

3. Utica Eisenhower                   (3-0)  36     

4. Hudsonville                           (3-0)  34     

5. Dearborn Fordson                 (3-0)  27     

6. Grandville                             (3-0)  23     

7. Saline                                   (3-0)  16     

8. Davison                                (3-0)  13     

9. Grand Blanc                          (3-0)  8      

10. Warren Mott                        (3-0)  7     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 2

School                                    Total Points

1. Lowell                                   (3-0)   49     

2. Detroit King (2)                      (3-0)   47     

(tie) Walled Lake Western (3)      (3-0)   47     

4. Midland Dow                         (3-0)   30     

5. Portage Central                     (3-0)   27     

6. Birmingham Groves               (3-0)   23     

7. Temperance Bedford            (3-0)   18     

8. Traverse City Central            (3-0)   17     

9. Detroit U-D Jesuit                  (3-0)   8      

10. Farmington Hills Harrison     (2-1)   6     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 3

School                                     Total Points

1. Muskegon (2)                        (2-1)  36

2. Allen Park (1)                         (3-0)  35

3. Grand Rapids Christian (1)    (3-0)  34

4. Edwardsburg                         (3-0)  24

(tie)Zeeland West (1)                  (3-0)  24

6. St. Joseph                            (3-0)  23

7. Chelsea                                 (3-0)  20

8. Mason                                  (3-0)  12

9. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s         (1-2)  11

10.Trenton                                 (3-0)  7

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 4

School                                        Total Points

1. Detroit Country Day (2)           (3-0)   47     

2. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (1) (3-0) 43     

3. River Rouge (1)                       (2-1)  26      

4. Alma                                     (3-0)   24     

5. Marysville                              (3-0)   22     

6. Corunna                                (3-0)   21     

7. Benton Harbor (1)                 (3-0)   17     

8. Whitehall                               (3-0)   16     

9. Detroit Denby                        (3-0)   10     

(tie)Escanaba                           (3-0)   10    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 5

School                                       Total Points

1. Ithaca (2)                               (3-0)  45     

2. Menominee (1)                       (3-0)  42     

3. Lansing Catholic (1)              (3-0)  39     

4. Grand Rapids West Catholic (1) (2-1)  37     

5. Frankenmuth                         (3-0)  28     

6. Montague                              (3-0)  22     

7. Freeland                                (3-0)  21     

8. Portland                                (3-0)  20     

9. Ida                                        (3-0)  9      

10. Algonac                              (3-0)  6     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 6

School                                    Total Points

1. Millington (2)                         (3-0)  45     

(tie)Negaunee (1)                       (3-0)  45     

3. Charlevoix (1)                      (3-0)  38     

4. Schoolcraft (1)                      (3-0)  28     

5. Madison Heights Madison      (3-0)  25     

6. Laingsburg                            (3-0)  23     

7. Roscommon                        (3-0)  13     

(tie) Glen Lake                         (2-1)  13     

9. Grass Lake                           (3-0)  10

10. Quincy                               (3-0)      9   

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 7

School                                      Total Points

1. Traverse City St. Francis (3) (3-0)  48     

2. Pewamo-Westphalia              (3-0)   32     

3. Saugatuck (1)                        (3-0)   31     

4. Iron Mountain (1)                    (3-0)   27     

5. New Lothrop                          (3-0)   25     

6. Clinton                                  (3-0)   23     

7. Detroit Loyola                        (2-1)   17     

8. Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port Laker (3-0)   16     

9. McBain                                 (3-0)   15     

10. Hudson                                (3-0)   11    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 8

School                                      Total Points

1. Muskegon Catholic Central (5) (3-0) 50     

2. St. Ignace                             (2-1)   35     

3. Climax-Scotts                        (3-0)   28     

4. Lake Linden-Hubbell               (3-0)   25     

5. Newberry                              (3-0)   22     

6. Frankfort                               (3-0)   19     

7. Norway                                 (3-0)   18     

8. Ottawa Lake Whiteford           (3-0)   15     

9. Vestaburg                             (3-0)   11      

(tie)Ishpeming                            (1-1)   11    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 8 Player

School                                     Total Points

1. Powers North Central (7)        (3-0)  79     

2. Deckerville (1)                       (3-0)  59     

3. Cedarville                             (3-0)  53     

4. Battle Creek St Philip             (3-0)  48     

5. Peck                                     (3-0)  27    

Others receiving votes: 11, Engadine (3-0) 19. 12, Lawrence (3-0) 15. 13, Owendale-Gagetown (3-0) 14.

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