Girls Tennis: Key dates, information for 2016 season

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Grandview sophomore Amanda Olsen-Dufour is one of only five returning Aurora players who qualified for last season's Class 5A girls state tennis tournament. Olsen-Dufour and partner Taylee Hardin made state at No. 4 doubles, but this season play in the top two singles positions for the Wolves. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Grandview sophomore Amanda Olsen-Dufour is one of only five returning Aurora players who qualified for last season’s Class 5A girls state tennis tournament. Olsen-Dufour and partner Taylee Hardin made state at No. 4 doubles, but this season play in the top two singles positions for the Wolves. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

2016 AURORA GIRLS TENNIS KEY DATES, INFORMATION

Key dates: Feb. 29— Practice begins; March 3 — Regular season begins; April 28 — Class 5A girls league play completed; April 29 — 5A girls regionals determined; May 7 — 5A regionals completed; May 12-14 — State championships (5A, Gates Tennis Center, Denver; 4A, Pueblo City Park)

GIRLS TENNIS
GIRLS TENNIS

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

Aurora coaches: Aurora Central — Travis Peeples; Cherokee Trail — Paul Whipple; Eaglecrest — Alex Moore; Gateway — Michael Corrado; Grandview — Jeff Ryan; Hinkley — Brian Hayenga; Overland — Arlandus Lowe; Rangeview — Chad Forde; Regis Jesuit — Kollman Gearhart; Smoky Hill — Jeff Davis; Vista PEAK — Simon Moorwood

Aurora players to watch: Francesca Belibi, Regis Jesuit, fr.; Niyat Beyene, Overland, sr.; Anna Bratlee, Grandview, sr.; Delaney Brink, Eaglecrest, jr.; Olivia Brohl, Grandview, sr.*; Kiran Dass, Cherokee Trail, sr.; Elena Dedi, Rangeview, jr.; Kasey Duran, Hinkley, sr.; Holly Edwards, Vista PEAK, soph.; Melissa Estudillo, Rangeview, sr.; Ila Farhang, Grandview, jr.*; Taylee Hardin, Grandview, soph.*; Leisa Grumbles, Vista PEAK, soph.; Destinie Hudson, Smoky Hill, sr.; Danielle Klem, Vista PEAK, sr.; Justina Koukeokingthale, Rangeview, soph.; Lauren Markel, Regis Jesuit, fr.; Taylor O’Brien, Eaglecrest, jr.; Amanda Olsen-Dufour, Grandview, soph.*; Agnes Park, Eaglecrest, sr.; Mackenzy Pedrie, Regis Jesuit, sr.*; Jordyn Probst, Vista PEAK, sr.; Natalie Provancal, Rangeview, sr.; Clare Quinn, Regis Jesuit, sr.; Tanya Solati, Cherokee Trail, soph.; Lindsey Stolting, Cherokee Trail, jr.; Rhea Verma, Cherokee Trail, soph.; Marisa Welsh, Grandview, sr.

* — Returning 5A state qualifier