Cherokee Trail and Eaglecrest played an epic contest in Centennial League play and Hunter Gilbreath (left) and the Cougars could face off again with Risa Segura (13) and the Raptors as both ended up in the top bracket of the 2018 Class 5A state softball bracket. Cherokee Trail topped Eaglecrest 11-9 in league play. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Sentinel)

AURORA | Pairings and time schedule for the 2018 Class 5A state softball tournament scheduled for Oct. 19-20, 2018, at Complex B at the Aurora Sports Park. Aurora team bold and uppercased:

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2018 CLASS 5A STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

First round, Oct. 19 at Aurora Sports Park

Upper bracket

Game 1: No. 16 Chatfield (15-11) vs. NO. 1 CHEROKEE TRAIL (23-2), 10 a.m.

Game 2: NO. 9 EAGLECREST (21-5) vs. No. 8 Ralston Valley (14-11), 10 a.m.

Game 3: NO. 13 SMOKY HILL (15-11) vs. No. 4 Rock Canyon (19-6), 10 a.m.

Game 4: No. 12 Loveland (21-4-1) vs. No. 5 Arvada West (18-7), 10 a.m.

Lower bracket

Game 5: No. 14 Castle View (15-11) vs. No. 3 Legacy (21-4), 12:15 p.m.

Game 6: No. 11 Columbine (20-6) vs. No. 6 Legend (16-9), 12:15 p.m.

Game 7: NO. 15 REGIS JESUIT (15-11) vs. No. 2 Fossil Ridge (21-4), 12:15 p.m.

Game 8: No. 10 Grand Junction Central (20-6) vs. No. 7 Broomfield (15-9-1), 12:15 p.m.

Quarterfinals, Oct. 19

Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 2:30 p.m.

Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 2:30 p.m.

Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 2:30 p.m.

Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 2:30 p.m.

Semifinals, Oct. 20

Upper bracket winners, 10 a.m.

Lower bracket winners, 10 a.m.

Championship, Oct. 20

Semifinals winners, 1:30 p.m.