Girls Basketball: Key dates, information for 2013-14 season




KEY DATES: Nov. 13 — Practices allowed; Dec. 2 — First contests allowed; Dec. 11-13 — Grandview Invitational; Feb. 21 — Regular season completed; Feb. 25 — Class 5A first round playoffs; Feb. 28— 5A second round; March 4 — 5A Sweet 16; March 6 — 5A Great 8 (Denver Coliseum); March 13-15 — 5A/4A Final Four (Coors Events Center)

2012-13 RECORDS: Aurora Central — 4-19 overall (3-6 in 5A/4A EMAC); Cherokee Trail — 10-14 overall (5-9 in 5A Centennial League); Eaglecrest —  6-17 overall (2-12 in 5A Centennial); Gateway — 8-15 overall (4-5 in 5A/4A EMAC); Grandview* – 24-3 overall (13-1 in 5A Centennial League); Hinkley — 7-16 overall (4-5 in 5A/4A EMAC); Overland — 7-15 overall (1-13 in 5A Centennial League); Rangeview — 10-14 overall (6-3 in 5A/4A EMAC); Regis Jesuit* — 26-2 overall (10-1 in 5A Continental League); Smoky Hill — 10-15 overall (5-9 in 5A Centennial League); Vista PEAK — 3-21 overall (2-10 in 3A/4A Colorado 7 League); * — Denotes league champion

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Diani Akigbogun, F/C, sr., Regis Jesuit; Kennede Brown, G, fr., Grandview; Katie Cunningham, G/F, sr., Grandview; Natalie Halbleib, G/F, sr., Grandview; Justine Hall, F, sr., Regis Jesuit; Jaiden Halliburton, G, sr., Overland; Lily Hartley, F, sr., Cherokee Trail; Janay Henderson, F, jr., Smoky Hill; Jenna Henderson, G/F, soph., Aurora Central; Michaela Hinton, F, sr., Overland; Carra Jackson-Brown, G/F, sr., Rangeview; Anastacia Johnson, F, soph., Cherokee Trail; Aubreanna Johnson, F/C, soph., Eaglecrest; Jaylynn Johnson, F/C, soph., Vista PEAK; Neffie Lockley, G/F, sr., Regis Jesuit; Precious Luster, G/F, Gateway, sr.; Kenzie McLelland, F, soph., Cherokee Trail; Sarah Milafsky, G, Smoky Hill, sr.; Jordan Molyneaux, C, sr., Regis Jesuit; Zelle Moore, G, sr., Overland; Michaela Onyenwere, F, fr., Grandview; Anna Ptasinski, G, sr., Regis Jesuit; Brianna Purnell, G, jr., Aurora Central; Ajanee Robinson, G/F, sr., Rangeview; Kyah Scott, G, sr. Gateway; Nyece Smith, G, jr., Hinkley; Hannah Sparks, G, Cherokee Trail, sr.; Jamie Stoner, G, sr., Eaglecrest; Brooke Zimmerman, F/C, Smoky Hill, sr.

COACHES: Aurora Central — Matt Vigil; Cherokee Trail — Todd Dixon; Eaglecrest — Alex Moore; Gateway — Tammi Traylor-Statewright; Grandview — Josh Ulitzky; Hinkley — Harry Sledge; Overland — Wayne McDonald; Rangeview — Chris Dolan; Regis Jesuit — Carl Mattei; Smoky Hill — DeWayne Brandon; Vista PEAK — Matt Borushko

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