State volleyball's pools unveiled ahead of this weekend's tournaments

Fossil Ridge Mountain Vista 2016 state volleyball

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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:

All matches will be held at the Denver Coliseum. Tickets are available here. Matches will also be streamed on the NFHS Network.

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.