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Michigan football rankings after Week 1: Mass changes in the top 25, after upset-filled opening week

By: MATTHEW B. MOWERY, September 2, 2019, 10:52 pm

Here are the top 25 high school football teams in Michigan, after an upset-filled (and weather delay-complicated) opening weekend of the 2019 season:

1 West Bloomfield (1-0) — Beat No. 3 Oak Park, 20-14. (Last ranking: 1) Up next: home vs. No. 11 Birmingham Groves

2 Belleville (1-0) — Beat Salem, 54-0. (Last ranking: 2) Up next: at Livonia Churchill.

3 Muskegon (1-0) — Beat No. 7 Warren De La Salle, 41-7. (Last ranking: 4) Up next: at No. 9 Detroit King

4 Clinton Twp. Chippewa Valley (1-0) — Beat No. 14 Saline, 35-21. (Last ranking: 6) Up next: home vs. Roseville

5 Novi Detroit Catholic Central (1-0) — Beat No. 5 Detroit King, 24-22. (Last ranking: 16) Up next: home vs. Toledo (Ohio) Whitmer.

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6 Muskegon Mona Shores (1-0) — Beat No. 23 East Kentwood, 28-7. (Last ranking: 18) Up next: at Bay City Central

7 DeWitt (1-0) — Beat Traverse City Central, 31-26. (Last ranking: 12) Up next: at Portland

8 Oak Park (0-1) — Lost to No. 1 West Bloomfield, 20-14. (Last ranking: 3) Up next: at Rochester

9 Detroit King (0-1) — Lost to No. 16 Novi Detroit Catholic Central, 24-22. (Last ranking: 5) Up next: home vs. No. 3 Muskegon.

10 Southfield A&T (1-0) — Beat No. 9 Clarkston, 28-14. (Last ranking: HM) Up next: at Lake Orion 

11 Birmingham Groves (1-0) — Beat Grosse Pointe South, 34-21. (Last ranking: 17) Up next: at No. 1 West Bloomfield

12 South Lyon (1-0) — Beat Walled Lake Central, 46-0. (Last ranking: 15) Up next: home vs. Trenton

13 Warren De La Salle (0-1) — Lost to No. 4 Muskegon, 41-7. (Last ranking: 7) Up next: home vs. London (CN) St. Thomas Aquinas

14 Detroit Cass Tech (0-1) — Lost to Chicago Wendell Phillips, 26-9. (Last ranking: 8) Up next: at Lakewood (Ohio) St. Edward

15 Mt. Pleasant (1-0) — Beat Petoskey, 35-14. (Last ranking: 19) Up next: at Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills

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16 Livonia Franklin (1-0) — Beat Howell, 58-21. (Last ranking: 20) Up next: at Dearborn

17 Rockford (1-0) — Beat Grand Rapids Christian, 21-14. (Last ranking: HM) Up next: home vs. Lowell

18 Brighton (1-0) — Beat Livonia Churchill, 21-7. (Last ranking: 21) Up next: at Novi

19 Clarkston (0-1) — Lost to Southfield A&T, 28-14. (Last ranking: 9) Up next: home vs. Bloomfield Hills

20 Dearborn Fordson (1-0) — Beat Hartland, 24-14.(Last ranking: 22) Up next: at Wayne Memorial

21 Port Huron Northern (1-0) — Beat St. Clair Shores Lake Shore, 42-6. (Last ranking: 24) Up next: at Romeo

22 Midland (1-0) — Beat Traverse City West, 28-20. (Last ranking: 25) Up next: at Flint Carman-Ainsworth

23 East Lansing (1-0) — Beat St. Johns, 27-0. (Last ranking: HM) Up next: home vs. Grandville

24 Davison (1-0) — Beat Fenton, 54-27. (Last ranking: N/R) Up next: at Bay City Western

25 Grand Rapids Catholic Central (1-0) — Beat No. 13 River Rouge, 17-14. (Last ranking: N/R) Up next: home vs. Niles (Ill.) Notre Dame, 1 p.m. Saturday.

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The next five:

Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (1-0)

Walled Lake Western (1-0)

Zeeland West (1-0)

Grandville (1-0)

Edwardsburg (1-0)