Twelve Area Programs Ranked in First AP Poll

The Associated Press has released its first girls high school basketball state rankings of the 2016-17 season, with 12 area programs receiving recognition.

Class A

School                                    Total Points

1. Detroit King (3)                      (7-1)         68

2. Warren Cousino (1)                (7-2)         54

3. Port Huron Northern               (8-1)         53

4. Midland Dow                         (7-1)         49

5. Saginaw Heritage (1)              (8-0)         44

6. Muskegon Mona Shores         (6-2)         34

(tie) East Lansing                      (5-1)         34

8. Clarkston                              (8-1)         27

(tie)DeWitt                                 (7-1)         27

10. Detroit Renaissance             (7-1)         26

Others receiving 12 or more votes: East Kentwood (7-1) 23, Southfield (8-2) 22, Northville (6-1) 20, Canton (6-1) 16, Hudsonville (7-1) 15, Caledonia (7-1) 12, Marquette (8-1) 12, East Grand Rapids (5-1) 12.

Class B

School                                    Total Points

1. Detroit Country Day (4)         (8-0)         74

2. Williamston                           (7-1)         63

3. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (7-1)         60

4. Marshall                                (6-1)         58

5. Freeland                                (8-0)         47

6. Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory (1) (10-0)        43

7. Ida                                        (7-0)         38

8. Bay City John Glenn             (6-2)         23

9. Frankenmuth                         (7-1)         20

10. Holland Christian                  (6-1)         19

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Alma (5-1) 18, Dearborn Heights Robichaud (5-2) 13, Fowlerville (7-2) 15, Ithaca (5-1) 15, Kalkaska (3-0) 15, Stevensville Lakeshore (6-1) 13.

Class C

School                                    Total Points

1. Laingsburg                            (7-0)         63

2. Traverse City St. Francis (1) (5-0)         55

3. Flint Hamady (1)                    (7-0)         53

4. Byron                                    (7-0)         43

5. Reese                                   (6-1)         39

6. Beaverton (1)                        (7-0)         36

7. Detroit Edison PSA (1)         (7-0)         32

8. Hemlock                               (6-1)         31

9. Pewamo-Westphalia              (6-1)         28

10. Centreville                           (7-1)         27

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Michigan Center (6-0) 25, St. Ignace (5-1) 22, Sandusky 19, Bath (4-2) 17, Harbor Beach (8-0) 16, Saranac 12.

Class D

School                                    Total Points

1. Pittsford (3)                           (8-0)         59

2. Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart (1) (7-0)         56

3. Rogers City                          (7-0)         49

4. Cedarville                             (6-1)         35

5. Portland St. Patrick               (6-2)         34

6. Bellaire                                 (6-1)         31

7. McBain Northern Michigan   (6-1)         27

8. Hillman                                (6-1)         22

9. Waterford Our Lady                (4-3)         20

10. Adrian Lenawee Christian      (5-1)         17

Others receiving votes: Morrice (4-1) 16, Gaylord St. Mary (6-1) 14, Pickford (4-1) 12.

Categories: Girls Basketball