Ten Area Programs Appear in AP Poll

The Associated Press has released its latest Michigan high school boys basketball state rankings, with 10 area programs making the list. 

McBain remains at the top spot in Class C, while Big Rapids and Buckley both move up in the Class B and D polls, respectively. 

Class A

School                                     Total Points

1. Clarkston (3)                          (10-0)  73     

2. Grand Rapids Christian (1)    (8-0)   69     

3. East Lansing (1)                    (10-0)  64     

4. Detroit U-D Jesuit                  (9-2)   58     

5. Detroit East English               (9-1)   53     

6. Muskegon                             (10-0)  50     

7. Macomb Dakota                    (9-3)   43     

8. Kalamazoo Central                 (9-1)   39     

9. Holland West Ottawa             (8-1)   36     

10. Flint Carman-Ainsworth        (10-1)  32     

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Detroit King (9-2) 13, Saline (10-2) 12, Walled Lake Western (9-1) 12.

Class B

School                                     Total Points

1. Wyoming Godwin Heights (3)  (10-0)      59     

2. River Rouge (1)                     (11-0)      57     

3. Benton Harbor                       (11-0)      51     

4. New Haven                           (9-1)        44

5. Bridgeport                             (9-0)       40     

6. Wayland                                (7-2)       31     

7. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (9-1)     30     

8. Big Rapids                          (8-0)       28     

(tie)Freeland                              (8-0)       28     

10. Williamston                          (10-1)     24     

Others receiving votes: Hazel Park (7-2) 22, Dundee (10-1) 16, Macomb Lutheran North (8-1) 13.

Class C

School                                    Total Points

1. McBain (4)                            (9-0)    74  

2. Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Central (8-0)    65  

3. Pewamo-Westphalia              (8-0)    60  

4. Norway                                (10-0)   53  

5. Flint Beecher (1)                    (7-3)    49  

6. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central (8-0)    46  

7. Sand Creek                           (9-0)    39  

8. Beaverton                            (8-1)    37  

9. Riverview Gabriel Richard      (10-0)   34  

10. Negaunee                            (7-2)    23  

Others receiving votes: Marlette (11-0) 22, Niles Brandywine (10-0) 20, Hanover-Horton (7-1) 20, Ottawa Lake Whiteford (8-1) 18.

Class D

School                                     Total Points

1. Powers North Central (4)        (9-0)   74     

2. Lansing Christian (1)              (9-1)   69     

3. Buckley                                (7-0)   60     

(tie)Hillman                              (7-0)   60     

5. Southfield Christian               (6-2)   50     

6. Bark River-Harris                    (9-1)   49     

7. Wyoming Tri-unity Christian    (6-4)   46     

8. Bellaire                                 (8-1)   42     

9. Fowler                                   (6-2)   30     

10. Frankfort                             (5-2)   21     

(tie)Brimley                              (7-3)   21     

Others receiving votes: Pickford (6-3) 14, Baldwin (7-1) 13.

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