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Wayland girls and boys still listed in AP state-wide hoops poll

The Wayland girWHS basketballls’ basketball team fell from tied for first to fourth in this week’s Associated Press state-wide poll.

The boys, meanwhile, are currently rated No. 7.

The Lady Wildcats dropped in the polling because of a 64-42 defeat last Friday night at the hands of Grand Rapids Catholic Central, which moved up to a tie with Goodrich in the No. 2 slot. Midland Bullock Creek remains at No. 1.

Wayland now sports a 17-1 overall record and Catholic Central is 16-2. The Cougars’ only other loss was in December to Ypsilanti Arbor, which is among the top 10 in Class C.

The Wildcat boys have an overall record of 14-3. Otsego, a team they defeated in January, is at No. 9, and Wyoming Godwin Heights, which is in Wayland’s district tournament bracket March 9-13, is tabbed at No. 3.

Wayland girls will be at home tonight against Hastings and the boys will meet the Saxons away. Both teams will be at home against South Christian Friday evening.

The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, 14 for second,etc.:

The votes are based on the polling of a select committee of media members from around the state.

Class B Girls
2. Goodrich (17-1) 54
T-2. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (16-2) 54
4. Wayland Union (17-1) 47
5. Williamston (18-1) 44
6. Haslett (14-4) 36
7. Manistee (18-1) 33
T-7. Detroit Country Day (13-3) 33
9. Frankenmuth (16-2) 26
10. Dearborn Divine Child (14-4) 20
Others receiving votes: Dearborn Heights Robichaud (16-1) 18.

 

Class B Boys
School (First-place votes) (Record) Points
1. Milan (3) (16-2) 71
2. New Haven (1) (17-0) 69
3. Wyoming Godwin Heights (16-1) 66
4. Yale (1) (15-1) 61
5. Goodrich (16-2) 51
6. Flint Northwestern (13-2) 47
7. Wayland Union (14-3) 42
8. Battle Creek Harper Creek (15-2) 37
9. Otsego (14-3) 31
10. Benton Harbor (14-4) 25
Others receiving votes: Alma (12-3) 18, Detroit Henry Ford (13-5) 16, Dowagiac Union (14-2) 13.

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