Ten Northern Michigan Programs Ranked in First AP Poll

The Associated Press has released its first high school boys basketball state rankings of the 2016-17 season.

McBain checks in as the top-ranked team in Class C and is one of 10 northern Michigan programs ranked.

Class A

School                                      Total Points

1. Clarkston (3)                          (9-0)  73     

2. Grand Rapids Christian (1)     (6-0)  69     

3. East Lansing (1)                    (8-0)  62     

4. Detroit U-D Jesuit                  (7-2)  48     

5. Detroit East English               (7-1)  45     

6. Muskegon                             (7-0)  36     

7. Macomb Dakota                    (6-3)  33     

8. Kalamazoo Central                 (7-1)  32     

9. Holland West Ottawa             (6-1)  26     

10. Flint Carman-Ainsworth         (9-1)  25    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Saginaw (7-1) 24, Belleville (7-1) 20, Ann Arbor Huron (8-1) 19, Detroit King (6-1) 19, Ann Arbor Skyline (7-3) 14, Walled Lake Western (7-1) 13.

Class B

School                                      Total Points

1. Wyoming Godwin Heights (3)  (8-0)    58     

2. River Rouge                          (9-0)    55     

3. Benton Harbor (1)                  (9-0)    53     

4. New Haven                            (7-1)    37     

5. Grand Rapids C.C.                (7-0)    36     

6. Bridgeport                             (8-0)    35     

7. Williamston                           (8-1)    33     

8. Wayland                                (5-2)    28     

9. Freeland                                (7-0)    27     

10. Big Rapids                         (6-0)    26    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Macomb Lutheran North (8-1) 22, Dundee (9-0) 14.

Class C

School                                     Total Points

1. McBain (4)                            (8-0)  74      

2. Flint Beecher (1)                    (6-2)  54     

3. Negaunee                              (7-0)  45     

4. Pewamo-Westphalia              (6-0)  42     

5. Kalamazoo Hackett                (7-0)  40     

6. Monroe St. Mary C.C.             (6-0)  39     

7. Norway                                 (8-0)  36     

8. Sand Creek                           (8-0)  31     

9. Hanover-Horton                      (6-0)  30     

(tie)Beaverton                           (7-1)  30    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Manton (6-1) 25, Ottawa Lake Whiteford (8-1) 24, Riverview Gabriel Richard (8-0) 20, Niles Brandywine (7-0) 17, Marlette (9-0) 16, Iron Mountain (7-1) 14.

Class D

School                                     Total Points

1. Lansing Christian (1)              (7-1)  56      

2. Powers North Central (3)        (7-0)  54     

3. Fowler                                   (6-1)  48     

4. Buckley                                (5-0)  46     

5. Hillman                                (5-0)  43     

6. Wyoming Tri-unity Christian   (5-4)  31     

7. Frankfort                              (5-0)  26     

8. Bark River-Harris                   (7-1)  22     

9. Bellaire                                (7-1)  20     

10. Brimley                              (7-2)  13    

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Baldwin (5-1) 13, Fulton-Middleton (4-3) 12.

Categories: Boys Basketball