Baseball: Key dates, info for 2014 season

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2014 AURORA BASEBALL SEASON

Key dates: March 7 — First contest; May 6 — Regular season completed; May 10 — Class 5A/4A district tournaments; May 16-17 — Class 5A Baseball Championship Series (double elimination) First Weekend; May 23-24 — Class 5A Baseball Championship Series (double elimination) Final Weekend

Aurora coaches: Aurora Central — Christopher Stone; Cherokee Trail — Allan Dyer; Eaglecrest — Tory Humphrey; Gateway — Brian Dossey; Grandview — Dean Adams; Hinkley — Bryan Koralewski; Overland — Mike Prichard; Rangeview — Mike Hamilton; Regis Jesuit — Matt Darr; Smoky Hill — Scott Henry; Vista PEAK — Tyler Hettich

Returning all-league 1st & 2nd team selections: Alex Achtermann, RHP/INF, sr., Cherokee Trail (2013 All-Centennial League second team); Colton Bennett, INF, sr., Rangeview (2013 All-EMAC second team); Max George, INF, sr., Regis Jesuit (2013 All-Continental League first team); Devin Huschka, C, sr., Smoky Hill (2013 All-Centennial League second team); Hank Hyde, INF/RHP, sr., Smoky Hill (2013 All-Centennial League first team); Dillon Joye, INF/RHP, sr., Rangeview (2013 All-EMAC second team); Brandon Lopez, INF/DH/RHP, sr., Gateway (2013 All-EMAC second team); Jacob Lorenzini, INF, jr., Eaglecrest (2013 All-Centennial League second team); Eric Mingus, INF, jr., Grandview (2013 All-Centennial League second team); David Peterson, LHP, sr., Regis Jesuit (2013 All-Continental League first team) (injured, may not play this season); Joe Slocum, INF/RHP, sr., Overland (2013 All-Centennial League first team); Reagan Todd, INF/LHP, sr., Regis Jesuit (2013 All-Continental League first team); Dario Villagomez, LHP/OF, sr., Overland (2013 All-Centennial League first team)

Other Aurora players to watch: Jack Brett, INF, sr., Regis Jesuit; Edgar Castaneda, RHP/INF, soph., Gateway; Jeffrey Cordova, C, sr., Rangeview; Michael Dziurgot, RHP/INF, sr., Ch. Trail; Jaden Fouse, LHP/OF, sr., Eaglecrest; Brendan Hays, RHP/OF, sr., Grandview; Zach Heath, RHP, sr., Regis Jesuit; Brandon Hernandez, C, soph., Eaglecrest; Evan Kercher, RHP/INF, sr., Rangeview; JR McDermott, RHP/OF, jr., Smoky Hill;  Joseph Sanchez, C, sr., Overland; Brent Schwarz, RHP, jr., Regis Jesuit; Andy Schwulst, C, sr., Ch. Trail; Morgan Smith, RHP/INF, jr., Grandview; Justin Thaxton, RHP/INF, sr., Regis Jesuit; Tanner Thomas, RHP, sr., Grandview; Colten Thomsen, RHP/INF, jr., Vista PEAK; Paul White, C/INF, sr., Vista PEAK

Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora Sentinel. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or [email protected] Twitter: @aurorasports. Facebook: Aurora Prep Sentinel