Boys Tennis: Key dates, information for 2015 season

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Regis Jesuit junior Luca Abbott is a returning Class 5A boys state tennis champion, as he and partner Max Koszowski — who also returns in 2015 — won No. 4 singles a year ago. Coach Laura Jones' Raiders feature plenty of depth again in the new season. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Regis Jesuit junior Luca Abbott is a returning Class 5A boys state tennis champion, as he and partner Max Koszowski — who also returns in 2015 — won No. 4 singles a year ago. Coach Laura Jones’ Raiders feature plenty of depth again in the new season. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

2015 AURORA BOYS TENNIS KEY DATES, INFORMATION

Key dates: Aug. 17 — Practice begins; Aug. 20 — Regular season begins; Oct. 1 — Class 5A boys league play completed; Oct. 2 — 5A boys regionals determined; Oct. 10 — 5A regionals completed; Oct. 15-17 — State championships (5A, Gates Tennis Center, Denver; 4A, Pueblo City Park)

Class 5A Regionals: Region 1 (Centennial League host) — Centennial No. 1, Colorado Springs Metro No. 2, Front Range No. 4, EMAC No. 4, Continental No. 6, Jeffco No. 6, Front Range No. 10; Region 2 (Front Range League host) — Front Range No. 1, Colorado Springs Metro No. 1, Denver No. 3, Continental No. 4, Front Range No. 6, Centennial No. 7, Continental No. 10; Region 3 (Jefferson County League host) — Jeffco No. 1, EMAC No. 1, Centennial No. 2, Centennial No. 4, Continental No. 5, Colorado Springs Metro No. 6, Front Range No. 13; Region 4 (Southwestern League host) — Southwestern No. 1, Southwestern No. 2, Southwestern No. 3, Colorado Springs Metro No. 4, Front Range No. 5, Jeffco No. 7, Front Range No. 11; Region 5 (Continental League host) — Continental No. 1, Denver No. 2, Centennial No. 3, Jeffco No. 4, Centennial No. 6, Continental No. 8, Front Range No. 12, Colorado Springs Metro No. 7; Region 6 (Denver League host) — Denver No. 1, Jeffco No. 2, Colorado Springs Metro No. 3, Denver No. 4, Front Range No. 7, Continental No. 9, Continental No. 11, EMAC No. 5; Region 7 (Continental League host) — Continental No. 2, Front Range No. 3, EMAC No. 3, Centennial No. 5, Continental No. 7, Front Range No. 8, Jeffco No. 8, Continental No. 12; Region 8 (Front Range host) — Front Range No. 2, Continental No. 3, EMAC No. 2, Jeffco No. 3, Jeffco No. 5, Colorado Springs Metro No. 5, Front Range No. 9

Aurora coaches: Cherokee Trail — Liz Creamer; Eaglecrest — Alex Moore; Grandview — Jeff Ryan; Overland — Arlandus Lowe; Rangeview — Zeb Carabello; Regis Jesuit — Laura Jones; Smoky Hill — Jeff Davis

Aurora players to watch: Luca Abbott, Regis Jesuit, jr.*!; Illijah Bailey, Grandview, soph.; Cameron Bergan, Cherokee Trail, sr.*; Steven Bummer, Regis Jesuit, sr.*; Chris Burris, Grandview, sr.*; Tim Chang, Rangeview, jr.; Matthew Chedid, Rangeview, jr.; Daniel Eguiluz, Rangeview, sr.; Andy Hansman, Eaglecrest, jr.; Nate Hillier, Grandview, jr.; Draden Hoover, Overland, jr.; Tremayne Joiner, Rangeview, sr.; David Kijak, Overland, soph.; Paul Kim, Overland, sr.; Max Koszowki, Regis Jesuit, sr.*!; Tommy Koszowki, Regis Jesuit, sr.*; David Lai, Cherokee Trail, sr.*; Mason Martin, Smoky Hill, sr.; Sam Nobil, Smoky Hill, sr.; Erich Nuss, Regis Jesuit, jr.*.; Eric Paricio, Smoky Hill, sr.; Chanon Penvari, Regis Jesuit, sr.*; Colin Richardson, Cherokee Trail, sr.*; Logan Schwanz, Cherokee Trail, sr.*; Patrick Seby, Regis Jesuit, soph.*; Christian Sunblade, Eaglecrest, sr.; Cooper Tedstrom, Eaglecrest, jr.; Rahul Verma, Cherokee Trail, sr.*; Ben Warren, Grandview, sr.; Matt Yan, Grandview, soph.*; Dylan Zumar, Cherokee Trail, jr.*

* — Returning 5A state qualifier; ! — Returning 5A state champion

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