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5A State Tournament Final 8 Preview

By, Prep Baseball Report Colorado Staff

5A State Tournament Final 8 Preview: games start on 5/16/15

All City Stadium features the No. 1 seed over all Cherry Creek Bruins, the No. 4 seed Monarch and two upset specials in No. 25 Grandview and No. 28 Chatfield.  Anyone who has seen these two teams play this year should not be surprised to see them in the final 8. 

Game 1, 10:00 :  Cherry Creek (19-2) vs. Grandview (13-8)

Game 2, 12:30 :  Monarch (16-3-1) vs. Chatfield (11-10)

Game 3: TBA (3:00) 

Players to Watch:  Blake Goldsberry (Cherry Creek), Aeneas Roberson (Cherry Creek), Cody Wood (Cherry Creek), Tanner O'Tremba (Cherry Creek), Parker Jax (Cherry Creek), Carter Van Gytenbeek (Cherry Creek), Nate Sweeney (Cherry Creek), Nick Ulmer (Cherry Creek),  Grant Schroeder (Grandview) Keifer Glau (Grandview), Eric Mingus (Grandview), Nick Morris (Grandview), Tyler Smith (Grandview),  Logan Soole (Monarch), Kyle Winkler (Chatfield).

Metro State will play host to the other 4 teams featuring a bit more stability with No. 2 Rock Canyon, No. 6 Pine Creek, No. 7 Mountain Vista all making it through their sites and they are joined by No. 19 Regis Jesuit.  Familiarity is the name of the game with three of the four teams on this side of the bracket from the same league.

Game 3, 10:00 : Rock Canyon (18-3) vs. Mountain Vista (16-5)

Game 4, 12:30: Pine Creek (17-3) vs. Regis Jesuit (11-10)

Game 5, TBA (3:00) 

Players to Watch: Chris Givin (Rock Canyon), Bryce Dietz (Rock Canyon), Josh White (Rock Canyon),  Marc Mumper (Mountain Vista),  Will Dixon (Mountain Vista), Peter McEvoy (Pine Creek), Connor Deeds (Pine Creek), Wade Council (Pine Creek), Riley Gregory (Pine Creek),  Brent Schwarz (Regis Jesuit) Bo Weiss ( Regis Jesuit) Quin Cotton (Regis Jesuit), Matt Schmidt (Regis)

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