4A and 5A state basketball brackets released

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AURORA — The 2019 state basketball brackets for classes 4A and 5A boys and girls are out.

Top overall seeds in each bracket include Chaparral (5A boys), Highlands Ranch (5A girls), Lewis-Palmer (4A boys) and Air Academy (4A girls).

Find each complete bracket here:

The state tournaments begin with first-round games this week. The girls start play on Tuesday; the boys tournaments start on Wednesday. Second round games are Friday (girls) and Saturday (boys).

Things ramp up with Sweet 16 games next week on Feb. 26 (girls) and Feb. 27 (boys). The Great 8 rounds are March 1 (girls) and March 2.

Then, the following week, Final 4 games are March 7 (girls) and March 8 (boys). The championship games are set for March 9.

All games from the Great 8 on in 5A are held at the Denver Coliseum. The Great 8 is held at home sites in 4A, with games from the Final 4 on at the Coliseum.