Clare, Pickford Jump Into Latest AP Polls

With the final week of the high school football regular season upon us, 10 local programs find themselves ranked in the latest Associated Press polls.

Traverse City St. Francis remains the top-ranked program in Division 7, while Clare makes a return to the Division 5 poll. After its 44-14 win over Cedarville last Friday, Pickford is now receiving honorable mention honors in 8-man.

By The Associated Press

Division 1

School                                     Total Points

1. Detroit Cass Tech (5)             (8-0)  50     

2. Detroit Catholic Central          (8-0)  45     

3. Utica Eisenhower                   (8-0)  40     

4. Saline                                   (8-0)  35     

5. Davison                                (8-0)  27     

6. Grandville                              (7-1)  20     

7. Rockford                                (6-2)  18     

8. Dearborn                                (7-1)  17     

9. Dearborn Fordson                   (7-1)  14     

10. Brighton                                (7-1)  5     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 2

School                                     Total Points

1. Lowell (4)                              (8-0)  48     

2. Detroit King                           (7-1)  45     

3. Walled Lake Western (1)         (7-1)  41     

4. Birmingham Groves               (8-0)  36     

5. Temperance Bedford             (8-0)  29     

6. Portage Central                     (7-1)  23     

7. Oak Park                               (6-2)  18      

8. Midland Dow                         (7-1)  10     

(tie) Flint Carman-Ainsworth        (6-2)  10     

10. Warren Cousino                   (7-1)  7     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 3

School                                     Total Points

1. Muskegon (5)                        (7-1)  50     

2. Edwardsburg                         (8-0)  43     

3. Allen Park                             (8-0)  39     

4. Chelsea                                 (8-0)  36     

5. Byron Center                         (7-1)  28     

6. DeWitt                                  (7-1)  26     

7. Fenton                                  (7-1)  19     

8. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s         (5-3)  16     

9. Zeeland West                        (6-2)  7      

10. Grand Rapids Christian        (6-2)  5     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 4

School                                    Total Points

1. Detroit Country Day (3)         (8-0)  47     

1. River Rouge (2)                    (7-1)  47     

3. Benton Harbor                      (8-0)  38     

4. Marysville                              (8-0)  36     

5. Lake Fenton                          (8-0)  20     

(tie) Grand Rapids Catholic Central (7-1)  20     

7. Alma                                     (7-1)  18     

8. Hudsonville Unity Christian     (7-1)  16     

9. Lake Odessa Lakewood         (8-0)  15     

10. Milan                                   (7-1)  9     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 5

School                                      Total Points

1. Grand Rapids West Catholic (2) (7-1)  47     

2. Ithaca (3)                               (8-0)  44     

3. Portland                                (8-0)  39     

4. Frankenmuth                         (8-0)  33     

5. Freeland                                (8-0)  31     

6. Lansing Catholic                    (7-1)  25     

(tie) Menominee                         (7-1)  25     

8. Reed City                              (8-0)  16     

9. Muskegon Oakridge                (7-1)  9      

10. Clare                                   (7-1)  5     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 6

School                                     Total Points

1. Negaunee (5)                         (8-0)   50     

2. Schoolcraft                           (8-0)   45     

3. Millington                              (7-1)   40      

4. Calumet                                (7-1)   32     

5. Jackson Lumen Christi           (6-2)   30     

6. Glen Lake                             (6-2)   21     

7. Grass Lake                            (7-1)   17     

8. Roscommon                         (7-1)   15     

9. Ravenna                                (6-2)   9      

(tie) Laingsburg                         (7-1)   9     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 7

School                                     Total Points

1. Traverse City St. Francis (5) (8-0)   50     

2. Pewamo-Westphalia              (8-0)   42     

3. New Lothrop                          (8-0)   39     

4. Saugatuck                             (8-0)   35     

5. Ubly                                     (8-0)   28     

6. Detroit Loyola                       (7-1)   26     

7. Hudson                                   (7-1)   15     

8. Unionville-Sebewaing             (7-1)   14     

(tie)Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port Laker (7-1)   14      

10. Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett (8-0)   7     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 8

School                                      Total Points

1. Muskegon Catholic Central (5) (8-0)   50     

2. Climax-Scotts                        (8-0)   40     

(tie) St. Ignace                          (7-1)   40     

4. Lake Linden-Hubbell               (8-0)   34     

5. Ottawa Lake Whiteford           (8-0)   30     

6. Frankfort                              (8-0)   27     

7. Breckenridge                         (8-0)   17     

8. Newberry                              (7-1)   16     

9. Norway                                 (7-1)   12     

10. Lincoln-Alcona                     (7-1)   6     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: None.

Division 8 Player         

School                                     Total Points

1. Powers North Central (9)        (8-0)  90     

2. Deckerville                            (8-0)  80     

3. Engadine                              (8-0)  62     

4. Crystal Falls Forest Park        (7-1)  61     

5. Wyoming Tri-unity Christian   (8-0)  35    

Others receiving votes: 6, Pickford (7-1) 12.

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