BOYS BASKETBALL: COLORADO TIE-IN TO NATIONAL CHAMPS

Duke's win over Wisconsin in the NCAA national championship game gave the Kent Denver program a second tie-in to a basketball crown. Former Sun Devils standout Jon Payne, seen here throwing a pass to Jahlil Okafor during a practice in Indianapolis on Friday, is a top student manager at Duke.

BASEBALL: CLASS 4A WEEKLY REPORT (MARCH 31ST)

League play picks up speed this week as all but the Jeffco conference have played or will have played league games by weeks end. Some of the top matchups take place out West in the Western Slope and Southwestern leagues and that’s where our report starts this week.
Photo Courtesy of Tom Hoganson

BASEBALL: WEEKLY REPORTS NOW AVAILABLE

Similar to our coverage of football in the fall and boys and girls basketball in the winter, the Colorado Preps Network will add weekly updates to the website this Spring. Each week, the network will provide previews of games ahead and top performers of the past week in all five classifications.

UPDATED STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

If we ever reach the finals of the various baseball tournaments, Mother Nature may be crowned state champion. More changes are in the schedule with Class 2A the only bracket to play as scheduled this weekend. The updated schedule is listed below. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 2A REGIONAL TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

Regional tournament action is on tap this weekend in Class 2A as the top two finishers from each district have advanced to the next round of play. All games will be played in Pueblo this Saturday and the four winners return to Pueblo for the Final Four the following weekend. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 4A STATE TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

The official bracket for the Class 4A state baseball tournament has been released by CHSAA. The double-elimination tournament gets underway this Friday at All-Star Park in Lakewood and Machebeuf High School. The four survivors advance to the final weekend on May 22nd and 23rd at All-Star Park [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 3A STATE TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

The official bracket for the Class 3A state baseball tournament has been released by CHSAA. The double-elimination tournament gets underway this Friday at Butch Butler Field in Greeley and Niwot High School. The bracket is listed below. [READ]

BASEBALL: POST-SEASON UPDATE (ALL CLASSES)

District tournaments continue Tuesday and Wednesday as each class tries to determine their regional and state qualifiers. Below is a list of teams that have already qualified for the next round of baseball and we’ll update the list as results are reported on Tuesday and Wednesday. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 1A STATE PAIRINGS (UPDATED)

Saturday is the date and All-City Stadium in Denver the location for the 1A state baseball championships. Granada will face Dove Creek in the final game of the year for the classification. The start time is set for 6:00pm but it considered fluid as Granada has some athletes who are also competing [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 2A DISTRICT TOURNAMENT RESULTS

District baseball tournaments for Class 2A will be conducted this week and we’ll post pairings as they become available. Pairings can be shipped to kevin@coloradopreps.com. The top two teams from each district advance to the regional round the following week. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 5A DISTRICT TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

32 teams have been named to the Class 5A district baseball bracket with the top eight teams serving as hosts for the four-team single elimination events. Winners move on to the eight team double elimination tournament that will be played over the final two weekends. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 4A DISTRICT TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

The top eight seeds in the Class 4A state baseball tournament will host four team single elimination district tournaments this weekend. Pairings for those events can be seen below. Winners of each even advance to the eight team double-elimination state tournament that will be played out over the f [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 3A DISTRICT TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

Weather permitting the Class 3A district tournaments will be played on Saturday with the top eight seeds serving as hosts for the four team single elimination brackets. The eight district winners advance to the eight team double elimination tournament that begins the following weekend. [READ]

BASEBALL: REGULAR SEASON COMING TO A CLOSE

State baseball pairings for Classes 3A through 5A will be released on Wednesday but weather permitting there at least a few games yet to be played that impact conference standings. Results of those contests will help determine where teams are placed in the bracket or if they qualify at all. [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 3A AUTOMATIC STATE QUALIFIERS

All but two of the 32 state tournament berths in Class 3A baseball are determined by conference finish and 28 of those teams have been decided. The lone remaining spots are the fifth and sixth place teams from the Frontier conference which will be decided with the result of the game between Denver [READ]

BASEBALL: CLASS 4A AUTOMATIC QUALIFIERS

27 of the 32 state tournament berths in Class 4A baseball are decided by conference finish and since many races are complete we can provide at least a partial list of automatic qualifiers. The official pairings will be released on Wednesday. [READ]

BASEBALL: TOP TEN SCHEDULE & RESULTS / SATURDAY

It’s a very important day in Class 2A baseball as two league championships and top district seeds are on the line. Both games involve top ten matchups as #2 Resurrection Christian meets #4 Dayspring Christian and #6 County Line visits #8 Las Animas. In both cases, the teams are tied for the confer [READ]

BASEBALL: TOP 10 SCHEDULE & RESULTS / FRIDAY

Fleming and Peetz earned state quarterfinal spots in Class 1A on Thursday as they advanced from District Four. The remaining six quarterfinal spots will be determined today with action in the remaining three districts. The top two teams from each bracket move on to the Great Eight a week from tomo [READ]