Mick McCabe's Week 6 Michigan high school football rankings

Mick McCabe's Week 6 Michigan high school football rankings

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Mick McCabe's Week 6 Michigan high school football rankings

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Rockford is back in the Division 1 rankings this week, after it beat Grandville, 7-6, thanks to an inadvertent whistle wiping out a Grandville touchdown. That is why Grandville also still is rated.

Detroit King’s loss to Detroit Cass Tech didn’t negatively affect the Crusaders’ ranking in Division 2. Warren Cousino and Flint Carman-Ainsworth moved into D-2 this week, after Farmington Hills Harrison and Birmingham Brother Rice lost for the third time each.

East Grand Rapids has two losses but is now ranked in Division 3 after it handed then-No. 2 Grand Rapids Christian a decisive 28-7 loss. Fenton, another two-loss team, has played well lately and is now ranked.

River Rouge created even more space between the No. 1 and No. 2 spot in Division 4 when it drilled Pontiac Notre Dame Prep, 42-0. Milan, with an impressive victory over Grosse Ile, debuts at No. 8 in D-4, and Lake Fenton is No. 10.

Clare has won five straight since its three-point loss to Ithaca in Week 1 and is ranked No. 10 in Division 5 after Montague was upset by North Muskegon.

Laingsburg’s 40-7 loss to Pewamo-Westphalia and Quincy’s 42-6 loss to Homer made way for Tawas and perennial playoff power Jackson Lumen Christi in the Division 6 rankings.

Hudson and Concord were the only Division 7 teams to lose, and their losses opened the door for Royal Oak Shrine and Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port, both with long playoff histories, to debut in the rankings.

Norway’s 28-14 loss to Negaunee, No. 1 in Division 6, had no impact on the Division 8 rankings. But joining the D-8 fun this week are two schools that know how to win in the state playoffs: Mendon and Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes.

Mick McCabe’s rankings

Super 10

Rank, School, Record, Division

1. Detroit Cass Tech, 6-0, 1

Dominated King, for the most part

2. Walled Lake Western, 5-1, 2

Had no problem dismissing Waterford Mott

3. Novi Detroit Catholic Central, 6-0, 1

Has a big test at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s on Friday

4. Muskegon, 5-1, 3

When will the Big Reds play a close game?

5. Detroit King, 5-1, 2

Didn’t quit against Cass Tech and should improve

6. Lowell, 6-0, 2

Should be tested this week by Forest Hills Central

7. Utica Eisenhower, 6-0, 1

A thorough thrashing of L’Anse Creuse North, 70-6

8. Dearborn Fordson, 6-0, 1

Running clocks are becoming the norm for Fordson

9. River Rouge, 5-1, 4

A 42-0 beatdown of Notre Dame Prep adds to credibility

10. Midland Dow, 6-0, 2

Few teams can match Dow’s passing attack

Division 1

Rank, School, Record, Last week

 1. Detroit Cass Tech, 6-0, 1

 2. Novi Detroit Catholic Central, 6-0, 2

 3. Utica Eisenhower, 6-0, 3

 4. Dearborn Fordson, 6-0, 4

 5. Davison, 6-0, 5

 6. Warren Mott, 6-0, 8

 7. Saline, 6-0, 9

 8. Rochester Adams, 5-1, –

 9. Rockford, 4-2, –

10. Grandville, 5-1, 6

Division 2

 1. Walled Lake Western, 5-1, 1

 2. Detroit King, 5-1, 2

 3. Lowell, 6-0, 3

 4. Midland Dow, 6-0, 4

 5. Birmingham Groves, 6-0, 6

6. Temperance Bedford, 5-1, 10

 7. Traverse City Central, 6-0, 5

 8. Portage Central, 5-1, –

9. Warren Cousino, 5-1, –

10. Flint Carman-Ainsworth, 4-2, –

 

Division 3

 1. Muskegon, 5-1, 1

 2. Chelsea, 6-0, 4

 3. Allen Park, 6-0, 3

 4. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, 4-2, 7

 5. Edwardsburg, 6-0, 5

 6. Battle Creek Harper Creek, 6-0, 6

 7. DeWitt, 5-1, 8

 8. Byron Center, 5-1, –

 9. Fenton, 4-2, –

10. East Grand Rapids, 4-2, –

 

Division 4

 1. River Rouge, 5-1, 1

 2. Birmingham Detroit Country Day, 6-0, 2

 3. Grand Rapids Catholic Central, 6-0, 3

 4. Benton Harbor, 6-0, 6

 5. Corunna, 6-0, 4

 6. Marysville, 6-0, 5

 7. Hudsonville Unity Christian, 6-0, 9

 8. Milan, 6-0, –

 9. Hamilton, 5-1, 8

10. Lake Fenton, 6-0, –

Division 5

 1. Grand Rapids West Catholic, 5-1, 1

 2. Menominee, 6-0, 2

 3. Ithaca, 6-0, 3

 4. Frankenmuth, 6-0, 4

 5. Portland, 6-0, 6

 6. Ida, 6-0, 7

 7. Lansing Catholic, 5-1, 8

 8. Freeland, 6-0, 9

 9. Algonac, 6-0, 10

10. Clare, 5-1, –

Division 6

 1. Negaunee, 6-0, 3

 2. Grass Lake, 6-0, 5

 3. Schoolcraft, 6-0, 6

 4. Millington, 5-1, 1

5. Roscommon, 6-0, 7

 6. LeRoy Pine River, 5-1, 10

 7. Calumet, 5-1, –

 8. Tawas, 5-1, –

 9. Jackson Lumen Christi, 4-2, –

10. Maple City Glen Lake, 4-2, 9

Division 7

 1. Detroit Loyola, 5-1, 1

 2. Traverse City St. Francis, 6-0, 2

 3. Pewamo-Westphalia, 6-0, 3

 4. New Lothrop, 6-0, 4

 5. Saugatuck, 6-0, 5

 6. Sand Creek, 6-0, 8

 7. Iron Mountain, 5-1, 9

 8. Ubly, 6-0, 10

 9. Royal Oak Shrine, 5-1, –

10. Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port, 6-0 –

Division 8

 1. Muskegon Catholic Central, 6-0, 1

 2. Climax-Scotts, 6-0, 2

 3. Frankfort, 6-0, 3

 4. St. Ignace, 5-1, 5

 5. Ottawa Lake Whiteford, 6-0, 7

 6. Lake Linden-Hubbell, 6-0, 9

 7. Saginaw Nouvel, 4-2, 8

 8. Norway, 5-1, 10

 9. Mendon, 4-2, –

10. Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes, 4-2, –

Oct. 1 Michigan high school football scores

Detroit Cass Tech's Donovan Johnson runs the ball against Detroit King on Saturday, October 1, 2016, in Detroit, MI.

Detroit Cass Tech’s Donovan Johnson runs the ball against Detroit King on Saturday, October 1, 2016, in Detroit, MI.

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