U.P. basketball poll

SAULT STE. MARIE – Forest Park’s boys have climbed to a tie for third in the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association’s Class D poll.

The unbeaten Trojans of Coach Chris Nocerini and Cedarville share the third spot. Undefeated North Central, which hosts Forest Park Friday, leads the Class D boys ranks.

Forest Park’s unbeaten girls top Class D.

Poll results follow (first-place votes in parentheses):

Boys

Class ABC

1. Marquette (5) 9-0, 25; 2. Negaunee 10-1, 20; 3. Ironwood 11-1, 15; 4. Escanaba 7-3, 8; 5. Ishpeming 7-2, 7.

Class D

1. North Central (5) 11-0, 25; 2. Munising 8-1, 15; 3. Cedarville 9-1 13, and Forest Park 9-0, 13; 5. Lake Linen-Hubbell 11-0, 9.

Girls

Class ABC

1. Marquette (5) 14-0, 25; 2. St. Ignace 12-2, 20; 3. Houghton 13-1, 14; 4. L’Anse 10-1, 11; 5. Calumet 8-1, 5.

Class D

1. Forest Park (5) 13-0, 25; 2. Superior Central 12-1, 20; 3. Stephenson 10-1, 14; 4. Brimley 8-3, 7; 5. Munising 8-3, 6.

Others receiving votes: Dollar Bay (8-3) 3.