Fifteen Local Teams Ranked in First AP Boys Basketball Poll

The Associated Press released its first poll of the high school boys basketball season with 15 local teams recognized this week.

Division 1

1. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (2)

2. Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice (2)

3. Detroit Catholic Central (1)

4. Detroit King

5. Muskegon

6. Detroit U-D Jesuit

7. Grand Rapids Northview

8. Grand Haven

9. River Rouge

10. Detroit Cass Tech

Others receiving votes: North Farmington, Warren De La Salle, Detroit Renaissance, Ann Arbor Huron, Rockford, Clarkston, Okemos, Hamtramck, Mt. Pleasant, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer, Ann Arbor Skyline

Division 2

1. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (2)

2. Williamston (3)

3. Hudsonville Unity Christian

T4. Parchment

T4. Benton Harbor

6. Ferndale

7. Battle Creek Pennfield

8. Marshall

9. Warren Michigan Collegiate

10. Croswell-Lexington

Others receiving votes: Freeland, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep, Standish Sterling Central, Carrollton, Big Rapids, Grand Rapids Christian, Romulus Summit Academy, Chelsea, Escanaba, Onsted, Boyne City, Olivet, Cadillac

Division 3

1. Flint Beecher (3)

2. Reese

3. Benzie Central (1)

4. Menominee (1)

T5. Traverse City St. Francis

T5. Ypsilanti Arbor Prep

7. Kalamazoo Christian

8. Bad Axe

9. Riverview Gabriel Richard

10. Ishpeming Westwood

Others receiving votes: Vandercook Lake, Ann Arbor Greenhills, Schoolcraft, Centreville, Napoleon, Hemlock, Elk Rapids, Montabella, Painesdale Jeffers, Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port Laker, Beal City, Erie-Mason, Grand Rapids Covenant Christian, Holton, Ottawa Lake Whiteford, Watervliet, Ithaca, Charlevoix, Cass City.

Division 4

1. Southfield Christian (1)

2. Ewen-Trout Creek (1)

3. Rudyard

4. McBain Northern Michigan Christian

5. Powers North Central

6. Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian (2)

7. Colon

8. Munising

9. Bellevue

10. Buckley

Others receiving votes: New Buffalo, Hillman, Eau Claire, Webberville, Onaway, Ellsworth, Deckerville, Fowler, Adrian Lenawee Christian, Peck, Norway, Nah Tah Wahsh, Genesee Christian, Wakefield-Marenisco, Fruitport Calvary Christian.

Categories: Boys Basketball