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Thursday October 6, 2022
Gladstone Braves Football Team Ranked #1 In U.P.

The first Upper Peninsula high school football poll is out from the UP Sportswriters and Sportscasters. The Gladstone Braves are ranked #1 in the 11-player poll and the two-time defending state champion North Central Jets are ranked #1 in the 8-player poll.

 

Behind the 3-0 Gladstone Braves are the 3-0 Negaunee Miners, followed by the undefeated Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils. The 2-1 Iron Mountain Mountaineers are ranked fourth, and the 3-0 St. Igance Saints are tied with the 1-2 Marquette Redmen in fifth place.

 

In the 8-man poll, all five ranked teams are undefeated. Behind North Central are Forest Park, Munising, Norway, and Pickford, in that order.

 

Eleven Player Poll

  1. Gladstone   (4)   3-0   24 pts

  2. Negaunee           3-0   19 pts

  3. S.S. Marie    (1)  3-0   17 pts

  4. Iron Mountain    2-1    6 pts

  5. (tie)  St. Ignace    3-0   3 pts

  6. (tie)  Marquette  1-2   3 pts
    Also receiving votes: Bark River-Harris (3-0) and Ishpeming (2-1)

Eight Player Poll

  1.  North Central   (5)  3-0   25

  2.  Forest Park               3-0  16

  3.  Munising                  3-0   13

  4.  Norway                     3-0   11

  5.  Pickford                     3-0    7
    Also receiving votes: Stephenson (2-1) and Newberry (2-1)


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