Latest ND Division A and 9-man football polls released


September 20, 2017 8:00 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The fourth 2017 football poll for North Dakota’s Division A and the fifth poll for North Dakota’s 9-man division were released Wednesday, September 20.

Defending NDHSAA Division A state champion Ellendale/Edgeley-Kulm (4-0) maintained its top spot in the Division A poll voted on by members of the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NDAPSSA). Cavalier (5-0) retained the No. 1 ranking in the fifth 9-man poll of the 2017 season.

The E/E/K Thunder defeated Lisbon 34-12 on Friday, September 15. E/E/K received 11 of the 19 first-place votes cast in the poll. Hillsboro/Central Valley (4-0) received three first-place votes and took the No. 2 spot in the poll. Beulah (4-0, four first-place votes), Langdon Area Munich (4-0, one first-place vote) and Carrington (4-0) rounded out the Division A poll.

Cavalier received 13 first-place votes after a 30-0 win over St. John in Week 5 of the season.

Wyndmere/Lidgerwood (5-0, three first-place votes), Bismarck Shiloh Christian (5-0, one first-place vote), Thompson (4-1, one first-place vote), North Prairie (5-0) rounded out the 9-man poll.

Below are the complete polls with voting totals:

DIVISION A

1. Ellendale/Edgeley-Kulm (11) 4-0 80
2. Hillsboro-Central Valley (3) 4-0 74
3. Beulah (4) 4-0 61
4. Langdon/Edmore/Munich (1) 4-0 38
5. Carrington 4-0 17

Others Receiving Votes: Oak Grove (4-0), Velva/Sawyer (4-0).
Note: First Place Votes in parentheses.

9-man

1. Cavalier (13) 5-0 83
2. Wyndmere-Lidgerwood (3) 5-0 66
3. Shiloh Christian (1) 5-0 51
4. Thompson (1) 4-1 36
5. North Prairie 5-0 17

Others Receiving Votes: New Salem-Glen Ullin (5-0), Linton-HMB (5-0), Divide County (4-0), Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter (5-0).
Note: First Place Votes in parentheses.

2017 NDHSAA Football Standings

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