Softball: 2014 key dates, information

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2014 AURORA SOFTBALL KEY DATES, INFORMATION

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Key dates: Aug. 11 — Practice begins; Aug. 15 — Regular season begins; Oct. 4 — Regular season completed; Oct. 11 — 3A-5A regional tournaments; Oct. 17-18 — 3A-5A state tournament (Aurora Sports Park)

Regional qualifying: Eighteen automatic state qualifiers plus 14 at-large teams for field of 32, divided into eight four-team regionals.

Aurora coaches: Aurora Central — Cole Hardy (1st season); Cherokee Trail — Dick Hormann (12th season); Eaglecrest — Yvette Hendrian (3rd season); Gateway — Chance Siegele (2nd season); Grandview — Dave Thies (3rd season); Hinkley — Bonnie Martinez (2nd season); Overland — Kelly Jones-Wagy (3rd season); Rangeview — Bob Bushman (3rd season); Regis Jesuit — Charlie Wiliams (6th season); Smoky Hill — Mark Siemer (3rd season); Vista PEAK — Scott Lilley (3rd season)

Aurora players to watch: Sarah Alvarado, Gateway, jr., INF; Kayla Banks, Smoky Hill, fr., INF/P; Laura Blackwood, Vista PEAK, soph., P/INF; Courtney Browne, Grandview, jr., P/INF; Lauren Buckley, Eaglecrest, sr., OF; Taylor Bush, Regis Jesuit, soph., P/INF; Sarah Bushman, Eaglecrest, jr., P; Angela Cordova, Rangeview, jr., INF; Miranda Davis, Cherokee Trail, sr., OF; Giana DeVito, Regis Jesuit, sr., OF; Mikayla Faulkner, Eaglecrest, sr., INF; Melanie Flynn, Rangeview, sr., C; Iva Griffiths, Gateway, jr., C/P; Kourtney Kellogg, Cherokee Trail, jr., C; Kat Maynard, Grandview, sr., C/INF; Taylor Menard, Eaglecrest, sr., INF; Shelby Paul, Vista PEAK, sr., C; Erin Pendleton, Regis Jesuit, fr., P; Emilie Roberts, Smoky Hill, fr., C/INF, P; Alexa Romero, Eaglecrest, jr.,P; Megan Sapp, Smoky Hill, jr., INF; Maddie Siemer, Smoky Hill, jr., P/INF; Molly Sizemore, Vista PEAK, sr., INF; Emily Supercynski, Grandview, sr., INF; Katie Templeton, Regis Jesuit, OF, sr.; Loghan Thomas, Grandview, jr., INF; Ande Troutman, Grandview, sr., OF; Alexandra Velazquez, Grandview, soph., OF; Alyssa Yoshida, Cherokee Trail, soph., INF; Arrianna Zawatzki, Vista PEAK, sr., INF

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