AURORA — The pools have been set for this weekend's state volleyball tournaments.
All five classifications had their tournaments seeded by a committee on Monday.Find each classification's pools and schedule here:
Each tournament features four pools of three teams, with each team playing one another. Every pool sends its winner to the semifinals on Saturday. The championship matches are scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday.
Top seeds for each tournament this season include Mountain Vista (5A), Lewis-Palmer (4A), Eaton (3A), Yuma (2A) and Kit Carson (1A).
Each of the five defending champions also qualified for the state tournament, including Lewis-Palmer and Eaton. Eaton is actually a four-time defending champion, while Lewis-Palmer has won three of the past four 4A titles.
Fossil Ridge, the defending 5A champ, is the No. 2 seed; Dayspring Christian, the 2016 2A champ, is seeded third; and reigning 1A champ Fleming is a No. 2 seed.
Mountain Vista, Yuma and Kit Carson each finished as runner-up last season.