Twenty Local Girls Basketball Teams Ranked in State Poll

The Associated Press released its first state rankings for girls basketball, with 20 local teams recognized.

Division 1
1. Midland Dow (4)
2. Hudsonville (1)
3. West Bloomfield
4. Dearborn Divine Child
5. Hartland
6. Parma Western
7. East Lansing
8. Saline
9. Rockford
10. Grosse Pointe North

Others receiving votes: Wayne Memorial, DeWitt, Farmington Hills Mercy, Holland West Ottawa, Muskegon Mona Shores, Dexter, Haslett, Petoskey, Howell, Bloomfield Hills Marian, Macomb Dakota, Utica, Battle Creek Lakeview, Macomb L’Anse Creuse North, Byron Center.

Division 2
1. Detroit Edison (4)
2. Grand Rapids West Catholic
3. Lansing Catholic (1)
4. Redford Westfield Prep
5. Newaygo
T6. Lake Fenton
T6. Edwardsburg
8. Tecumseh
9. Houghton
T10. Chelsea
T10. Portland

Others receiving votes: Frankenmuth, Otsego, Standish-Sterling, Saginaw Swan Valley, Onsted, Ovid-Elsie, Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard, Marine City, Williamston, Sparta, Plainwell, Olivet.

Division 3
1. Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory (5)
2. Kent City
3. Glen Lake 
4. Calumet
5. Jonesville
6. Niles Brandywine
7. Sandusky
8. Hart
9. Traverse City St. Francis
10. Reese

Others receiving votes: McBain, Brooklyn Columbia Central, Flint Beecher, Hemlock, Madison Heights Bishop Foley, Buchanan, Harbor Springs, Sanford deMeridian, Morley Stanwood, Grass Lake, Hartford, Elk Rapids, Lake City, Pewamo-Westphalia, Leslie, Bad Axe.

Division 4
1. Portland St. Patrick (5)
2. Fowler
3. Gaylord St. Mary 
4. Adrian Lenawee Christian
5. Posen 
6. Athens
7. Lake Leelanau St. Mary 
(tie) Plymouth Christian Academy
9. Baraga
10. Carney-Nadeau

Others receiving votes: Pickford, McBain Northern Michigan Christian, Southfield Christian, Felch North Dickinson, Mackinaw City, Mendon, Coleman, Ewen-Trout Creek, Rudyard, Hillsdale Academy, Cedarville-DeTour, Auburn Hills Oakland Christian, Munising.

Categories: Girls Basketball