Senior Elijah Carlson (0) and the Vista PEAK boys basketball team qualified for the 2022 Class 5A boys state basketball tournament according to the bracket released by the Colorado High School Activities Association on Feb. 20, 2022. The 42nd-seeded Bison are one of six Aurora teams in the 48-team field. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Sentinel Colorado)

AURORA | Seedings and pairings for the 2022 Class 5A boys state basketball tournament as released on Feb. 20. Four teams in each region — the top 16 overall seeds — receive byes in the first round and play at home in the second round. Higher seeds are home teams in each round. Times to be announced. Aurora teams bold and uppercased:

Courtney Oakes is Sentinel Colorado Sports Editor. Reach him at [email protected]: @aurorasports. IG: Sentinel Prep Sports

2022 CLASS 5A BOYS STATE BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

CHAUNCEY BILLUPS REGION

First round byes: No. 1 ThunderRidge (21-2), No. 8 Mountain Vista (16-6), No. 9 Rock Canyon (15-7), No. 16 Air Academy (16-7)

First round (Feb. 23)

Game 2: No. 33 Heritage (13-9) at No. 32 Pine Creek (13-10), 6 p.m.

Game 4: No. 48 Pueblo West (8-15) at No. 17 George Washington (13-9), 6 p.m.

Game 6: No. 40 Fruita Monument (11-12) at NO. 25 OVERLAND (10-12), 7 p.m.

Game 8: No. 41 Arapahoe (9-13) at No. 24 Poudre (14-9), 6:30 p.m.

Second round (Feb. 26)

Game 33: Game 2 winner at No. 1 ThunderRidge (21-2)

Game 34: Game 4 winner at No. 16 Air Academy (16-7)

Game 35: Game 6 winner at No. 8 Mountain Vista (16-6)

Game 36: Game 8 winner at No. 9 Rock Canyon (15-7)

KENT SMITH REGION

First round byes: No. 4 Denver East (21-2), No. 5 Douglas County (19-3), No. 12 Vista Ridge (17-5), NO. 13 RANGEVIEW (18-4)

First round (Feb. 23)

Game 10: No. 36 Legend (9-13) at No. 29 Denver South (15-7), 6 p.m.

Game 12: No. 45 Castle View (7-15) at No. 20 Cherry Creek (11-10), 6 p.m.

Game 14: No. 37 Prairie View (15-8) at No. 28 Columbine (13-9), 5:30 p.m.

Game 16: No. 44 Fort Collins (10-13) at No. 21 Silver Creek (14-8), 7 p.m.

Second round (Feb. 26)

Game 37: Game 10 winner at No. 4 Denver East (21-2)

Game 38: Game 12 winner at NO. 13 RANGEVIEW (18-4), 1 p.m.

Game 39: Game 14 winner at No. 5 Douglas County (19-3)

Game 40: Game 16 winner at No. 12 Vista Ridge (17-5)

CHUCK WILLIAMS REGION

First round byes: No. 2 Fossil Ridge (22-1), No. 7 Horizon (18-3), NO. 10 REGIS JESUIT (14-7), No. 15 Ralston Valley (16-6)

First round (Feb. 23)

Game 18: No. 34 Liberty (11-12) at No. 31 Monarch (14-9), 6 p.m.

Game 20: No. 47 Fountain-Fort Carson (7-15) at No. 18 Dakota Ridge (14-8), 7 p.m.

Game 22: No. 39 Far Northeast Warriors (13-8) at No. 26 Legacy (15-8), 7 p.m.

Game 24: NO. 42 VISTA PEAK (11-12) at No. 23 Chatfield (13-8), 6:30 p.m.

Second round (Feb. 26)

Game 41: Game 18 winner at No. 2 Fossil Ridge (22-1)

Game 42: Game 20 winner at No. 15 Ralston Valley (16-6)

Game 43: Game 22 winner at No. 7 Horizon (18-3)

Game 44: Game 24 winner at NO. 10 REGIS JESUIT (14-7), 2 p.m.

LARRY FARMER REGION

First round byes: No. 3 Chaparral (18-4), NO. 6 EAGLECREST (18-4), NO. 11 SMOKY HILL (15-7), No. 14 Doherty (17-6)

First round (Feb. 23)

Game 26: No. 35 Ponderosa (10-12) at No. 30 Palmer (15-8), 6 p.m.

Game 28: No. 46 Mullen (8-14) at No. 19 Broomfield (14-9), 7 p.m.

Game 30: No. 38 Arvada West (11-11) at No. 27 Highlands Ranch (12-10), 7 p.m.

Game 32: No. 43 Valor Christian (8-14) at No. 22 Rocky Mountain (13-10), 7 p.m.

Second round (Feb. 26)

Game 45: Game 26 winner at No. 3 Chaparral (18-4)

Game 46: Game 28 winner at No. 14 Doherty (17-6)

Game 47: Game 30 winner at NO. 6 EAGLECREST (18-4), 2:30 p.m.

Game 48: Game 32 winner at NO. 11 SMOKY HILL (15-7), 5 p.m.

SWEET 16 (MARCH 2)

Second round winners

GREAT 8 (MARCH 5)

Sweet 16 winners at Denver Coliseum

FINAL FOUR (MARCH 11)

Great 8 winners at Denver Coliseum

CHAMPIONSHIP (MARCH 12)

Semifinal winners at Denver Coliseum

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