Seairra Hughes, center, and the Vista PEAK girls basketball team received the No. 9 overall seed and a bye in the first round of the 2020 Class 5A girls state basketball playoffs. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Sentinel Colorado)

AURORA | Seedings and pairings for the 2020 Class 5A girls state basketball tournament as released on Feb. 23. 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:

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2020 CLASS 5A GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

KAYE GARMS REGION

First round byes: No. 1 Valor Christian (22-1), No. 8 Fossil Ridge (19-4), NO. 9 VISTA PEAK (21-2), NO. 16 RANGEVIEW (17-6)

First round (Feb. 25)

Game 2: No. 33 Monarch (14-9) at No. 32 Far Northeast (14-8)

Game 4: No. 48 Grand Junction (7-16) at No. 17 Chaparral (15-8)

Game 6: No. 40 Westminster (14-9) at No. 25 Windsor (12-11)

Game 8: No. 41 Dakota Ridge (8-15) at No. 24 Thornton (19-4)

Second round (Feb. 28)

Game 33: Game 2 winner at No. 1 Valor Christian (22-1)

Game 34: Game 4 winner at NO. 16 RANGEVIEW (17-6), 6:30 p.m.

Game 35: Game 6 winner at No. 8 Fossil Ridge (19-4)

Game 36: Game 8 winner at NO. 9 VISTA PEAK (17-6), 7 p.m.

RHONDA BLANFORD-GREEN REGION

First round byes: NO. 4 GRANDVIEW (20-3), No. 5 Fruita Monument (21-2), No. 12 Denver East (16-7), No. 13 ThunderRidge (17-6)

First round (Feb. 25)

Game 10: No. 36 Arvada West (13-10) at No. 29 Loveland (13-10)

Game 12: No. 45 Douglas County (8-15) at No. 20 Arapahoe (13-10)

Game 14: No. 37 Brighton (12-11) at No. 28 Mountain Range (14-9)

Game 16: No. 44 Legend (9-14) at No. 21 Doherty (15-8)

Second round (Feb. 28)

Game 37: Game 10 winner at NO. 4 GRANDVIEW (20-3)

Game 38: Game 12 winner at No. 13 ThunderRidge (17-6)

Game 39: Game 14 winner at No. 5 Fruita Monument (21-2)

Game 40: Game 16 winner at No. 12 Denver East (16-7)

BOBBI BROWN-VANDENBERG REGION

First round byes: No. 2 Cherry Creek (21-2), No. 7 Ralston Valley (18-5), No. 10 Fountain-Fort Carson (20-2), NO. 15 CHEROKEE TRAIL (14-9)

First round (Feb. 25)

Game 18: NO. 34 EAGLECREST (11-12) at No. 31 Horizon (11-12), 7 p.m.

Game 20: No. 47 Rock Canyon (9-14) at No. 18 Lakewood (12-11)

Game 22: No. 39 Pine Creek (9-14) at No. 26 Grand Junction (7-16)

Game 24: No. 42 Rocky Mountain (10-13) at No. 23 Columbine (13-10)

Second round (Feb. 28)

Game 41: Game 18 winner at No. 2 Cherry Creek (21-2)

Game 42: Game 20 winner at NO. 15 CHEROKEE TRAIL (14-9), 5:30 p.m.

Game 43: Game 22 winner at No. 7 Ralston Valley (18-5)

Game 44: Game 24 winner at No. 10 Fountain-Fort Carson (20-2)

ALICE BARRON REGION

First round byes: NO. 3 REGIS JESUIT (19-4), No. 6 Highlands Ranch (18-5), No. 11 Denver South (19-4), No. 14 Broomfield (17-6)

First round (Feb. 25)

Game 26: No. 35 Greeley West (11-12) at No. 30 Liberty (14-9)

Game 28: No. 46 Prairie View (10-13) at No. 19 Mountain Vista (14-9)

Game 30: No. 38 Legacy (10-13) at No. 27 Chatfield (12-11)

Game 32: No. 43 Castle View (7-16) at No. 22 Fairview (14-9)

Second round (Feb. 28)

Game 45: Game 26 winner at NO. 3 REGIS JESUIT (19-4)

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

Game 47: Game 30 winner at No. 6 Highlands Ranch (18-5)

Game 48: Game 32 winner at No. 11 Denver South (19-4)

SWEET 16 (MARCH 3)

Second round winners

GREAT 8 (MARCH 6)

Sweet 16 winners at Denver Coliseum

FINAL FOUR (MARCH 12)

Great 8 winners at Denver Coliseum

CHAMPIONSHIP (MARCH 14)

Semifinal winners at Denver Coliseum