13 Area Boys Basketball Teams Ranked in Latest AP Poll

The Michigan Associated Press has released its second high school boys basketball state poll of the 2021-22 season.

Benzie Central, Rudyard and Buckley are among 13 area teams ranked.

Division 1
School Record Total Points
1. Detroit King (5) (9-1) 75
2. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (9-2) 67
3. Detroit Catholic Central (8-2) 60
4. Muskegon (8-0) 59
5. Detroit U-D Jesuit (6-3) 54
6. Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice (7-2) 49
7. Grand Rapids Northview (8-0) 45
8. Detroit Cass Tech (9-2) 33
9. Ann Arbor Huron (6-1) 27
(tie) Detroit Renaissance (9-1) 27
(tie) Warren De La Salle (8-2) 27
Others receiving votes: River Rouge 24, Rockford 17, North Farmington 15, Grand Haven 11, Clarkston 4, East Lansing 2, Mt. Pleasant 1, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 1, Okemos 1, Warren Fitzgerald 1.
Division 2
School Record Total Points
1. Williamston (3) (10-0) 73
2. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (2) (10-1) 71
3. Hudsonville Unity Christian (10-0) 66
4. Parchment (10-0) 58
5. Ferndale (7-2) 52
6. Benton Harbor (9-1) 51
7. Croswell-Lexington (10-0) 43
(tie) Marshall (9-1) 43
9. Warren Michigan Collegiate (10-0) 38
10. Carrollton (8-0) 21
Others receiving votes: Freeland 16, Battle Creek Pennfield 15, Onsted 14, Big Rapids 12, Ovid-Elsie 7, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 5, Olivet 4, Boyne City 3, Standish Sterling Central 2, Kingsford 2, Romulus Summit Academy 2, Cadillac 1, Richmond 1.
Division 3
School Record Total Points
1. Flint Beecher (4) (8-1) 74
2. Benzie Central (7-0) 65
3. Menominee (1) (9-1) 61
4. Ypsilanti Arbor Prep (8-2) 56
5. Traverse City St. Francis (7-1) 52
6. Reese (8-2) 45
7. Ecorse (5-1) 40
8. Riverview Gabriel Richard (8-1) 38
9. Bad Axe (9-1) 37
10. Vandercook Lake (10-0) 34
Others receiving votes: Schoolcraft 25, Ottawa Lake Whiteford 15, Ishpeming Westwood 15, Montabella 9, Hemlock 7, Centreville 5, Kalamazoo Christian 4, Watervliet 4, Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port Laker 4, Painesdale Jeffers 3, Cass City 3, Ann Arbor Greenhills 3, Grand Rapids Covenant Christian 1.
Division 4
School Record Total Points
1. Southfield Christian (4) (8-1) 74
2. Ewen-Trout Creek (1) (7-0) 66
3. McBain Northern Michigan Christian (8-0) 61
(tie) Rudyard (8-0) 61
5. Powers North Central (9-1) 55
6. New Buffalo (9-0) 45
7. Bellevue (8-1) 40
8. Hillman (7-0) 36
9. Wyoming Tri-unity Christian (4-4) 27
10. Onaway (9-0) 25
(tie) Buckley (6-2) 25
Others receiving votes: Munising 24, Ellsworth 17, Eau Claire 16, Colon 9, Deckerville 5, Nah Tah Wahsh 5, Genesee Christian 3, Wakefield-Marenisco 2, Breckenridge 2, Fowler 1, Norway 1.

Categories: Boys Basketball