Eleven Area Teams Ranked in 1st AP Poll of 2019

The Michigan Associated Press has released its first high school state poll of the 2019 season.

Pickford, Mt. Pleasant, Glen Lake and Newberry are among 11 area schools ranked.

Division 1
School Total Points
1. Chippewa Valley (4) (2-0) 49
2. Belleville (1) (2-0) 44
3. Rockford (2-0) 36
4. Dearborn Fordson (2-0) 28
5. Grandville (2-0) 24
6. Lake Orion (2-0) 21
(tie) Davison (2-0) 21
8. West Bloomfield (1-1) 17
9. Rochester Adams (2-0) 14
10. Detroit Catholic Central (1-1) 6
Others receiving votes: Clarkston 5. Romeo 5. Plymouth 4. Holt 1.
Division 2
School Total Points
1. Muskegon Mona Shores (3) (2-0) 47
2. Birmingham Groves (2) (2-0) 45
3. Walled Lake Western (2-0) 38
4. Midland (2-0) 31
5. South Lyon (2-0) 26
6. Oak Park (1-1) 19
7. Livonia Franklin (2-0) 18
8. Warren De La Salle (1-1) 15
9. Warren Mott (2-0) 12
10. Portage Northern (2-0) 11
Others receiving votes: Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 5. Port Huron Northern 5. Portage Central 2. Grosse Pointe South 1.
Division 3
School Total Points
1. Muskegon (5) (2-0) 50
2. Edwardsburg (2-0) 42
3. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (2-0) 35
4. Zeeland West (2-0) 31
5. Mt. Pleasant (2-0) 30
6. Chelsea (2-0) 20
7. Coldwater (2-0) 15
8. Birmingham Brother Rice (2-0) 14
9. Warren Woods Tower (2-0) 8
10. Mason (2-0) 6
(tie) River Rouge (1-1) 6
Others receiving votes: St. Joseph 5. Zeeland East 5. Riverview 4. Flint Kearsley 2. Grand Rapids Northview 1. DeWitt 1.
Division 4
School Total Points
1. Paw Paw (1) (2-0) 41
2. Detroit Country Day (3) (2-0) 38
3. Hamilton (2-0) 33
4. Escanaba (2-0) 29
5. Flint Powers (2-0) 21
6. Milan (2-0) 19
7. Muskegon Orchard View (2-0) 16
8. Williamston (2-0) 14
9. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (1-1) 11
(tie) Pontiac Notre Dame Prep (2-0) 11
Others receiving votes: Hudsonville Unity Christian 10. Sparta (1) 10. Vicksburg 7. Ludington 5. North Branch 5. Fowlerville 4.
Division 5
School Total Points
1. Montague (1) (2-0) 36
2. Portland (1) (2-0) 35
3. Muskegon Oakridge (1) (2-0) 33
4. Lansing Catholic (2-0) 23
5. Kingsley (2-0) 19
(tie) Frankenmuth (1) (2-0) 19
7. Marine City (2-0) 13
8. Clare (2-0) 12
9. Hillsdale (2-0) 11
10. Saginaw Swan Valley (1-1) 6
Others receiving votes: Hopkins 5. Comstock Park 3. Olivet 3. Onsted 2.
Division 6
School Total Points
1. Ithaca (2) (2-0) 37
2. Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central (2-0) 35
3. Glen Lake (1) (2-0) 32
4. Warren Michigan Collegiate (2-0) 26
5. Montrose (1) (2-0) 21
6. Flint Hamady (2-0) 19
7. Grass Lake (2-0) 17
8. Niles Brandywine (2-0) 14
9. Gladstone (2-0) 12
10. Brooklyn Columbia Central (2-0) 5
Others receiving votes: Hemlock 1. Ravenna 1.
Division 7
School Total Points
1. New Lothrop (1) (2-0) 26
2. Pewamo-Westphalia (1) (2-0) 19
(tie) Clinton (2-0) 19
4. Jackson Lumen Christi (1) (2-0) 18
5. Schoolcraft (2-0) 15
6. Sand Creek (2-0) 12
7. Riverview Gabriel Richard (2-0) 10
8. Cassopolis (2-0) 9
9. Centreville (2-0) 7
(tie) Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port Laker (2-0) 7
Others receiving votes: Beaverton 6. Gobles 6. Iron Mountain 5. Springport 3. West Iron County 2. Madison Heights Bishop Foley 1.
Division 8
School Total Points
1. Reading (2) (1-1) 27
2. Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (2-0) 26
3. Ishpeming (2-0) 21
4. Harbor Beach (1) (2-0) 18
5. Saginaw Nouvel (2-0) 16
6. Ubly (2-0) 10
6. Clarkston Everest Catholic (2-0) 10
8. White Pigeon (2-0) 9
9. Mount Clemens (2-0) 8
10. Johannesburg-Lewiston (2-0) 6
(tie) Fowler (2-0) 6
Others receiving votes: Flint Beecher 4. Ottawa Lake Whiteford 2. Lake Linden-Hubbell 1. Adrian Lenawee Christian 1.
Division 8 Player
School Total Points
1. Pickford (2-0) 44
2. Morrice (4) (2-0) 40
3. Powers North Central (1) (2-0) 33
4. Onekama (2-0) 22
5. Climax-Scotts (2-0) 15
Others receiving votes: Deckerville 12. Colon 8. Gaylord St. Mary 7. Newberry 7. Peck 6. Portland St Patrick 6.

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