Ten Northern Michigan Teams Ranked in Latest AP Poll

The Associated Press has released its third high school girls basketball state rankings of the 2016-17 season, with 10 area teams making the list. 

Traverse City St. Francis falls from No. 1 to No. 5 in Class C, while seven programs are ranked in Class D. 

Class A

School                                                Total Points

1. Saginaw Heritage (2)                  (12-0)          71

2. Detroit King (2)                            (9-1)            70

3. Warren Cousino                           (9-2)            68

4. Midland Dow                                (9-2)            57

5. Port Huron Northern                  (10-2)          48

6. Clarkston                                       (11-1)          37

(tie)East Lansing                               (9-1)            37

8. DeWitt                                           (10-1)          36

9. Southfield A & T                           (7-3)            27

(tie)Muskegon Mona Shores          (9-3)            2             

Others receiving 12 or more votes: East Kentwood (11-1) 19, Marquette (10-1) 16, Hartland (10-1) 15, Hudsonville (11-1) 13, Northville (10-1) 12, Detroit Renaissance (9-1) 12.

Class B

School                                                  Total Points

1. Detroit Country Day (4)                 (9-0)           74

2. Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory (1)    (11-0)         71

3. Williamston                                    (11-1)          64

4. Grand Rapids Catholic Central    (11-1)          60

5. Marshall                                          (10-1)          56

6. Freeland                                          (9-0)            49

7. Bay City John Glenn                      (8-2)             45

8. Kalkaska                                         (6-0)             31

9. Ida                                                    (9-1)             30

10. Hamilton                                       (10-1)           28                       

Others receiving votes: Ithaca (8-1) 22, Frankenmuth (9-2) 20, Marine City (11-0) 14.

Class C

School                                                 Total Points

1. Detroit Edison PSA ECOE (2)       (8-0)              68

2. Sandusky (2)                                  (11-0)            66

3. Pewamo-Westphalia                    (9-1)              55

4. Flint Hamady                                 (9-1)              53

5. Traverse City St. Francis (1)       (8-1)              52

6. Laingsburg                                     (9-1)              49

7. Reese                                              (10-1)            43

8. Hemlock                                         (10-1)            42

(tie)Centreville                                   (11-1)            42

10. St. Ignace                                     (8-1)              27

Others receiving votes: Norway (10-0) 26, Munising (10-0) 19, Michigan Center (9-1) 14, Burton Bendle (10-1) 13, Byron (9-1) 12.

Class D

School                                                  Total Points

1. Pittsford (5)                                     (12-0)            75

2. Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart          (11-0)            70

3. Cedarville                                        (9-1)             61

4. Portland St. Patrick                       (8-2)               55

5. Hillman                                           (9-1)               53

6. Bellaire                                           (8-2)               39

7. Waterford Our Lady                      (8-3)               36

8. St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran     (10-2)             33

(tie)Rogers City                                   (8-2)               33

10. Baraga                                             (8-2)              23

Others receiving votes: Crystal Falls Forest Park (8-2) 20, Novi Franklin Road Christian (8-2) 15, Engadine (7-2) 13, McBain Northern Michigan Christian (6-3) 13, Adrian Lenawee Christian (7-2) 12.

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