Three of four local high school basketball teams won their state playoff opening round games on Tuesday, advancing to the Class 4A Sweet 16 on Thursday.
The 12th-seed Mead girls defeated No. 21 Coronado 68-43 and next face fifth-seeded Falcon. See the full 4A girls playoff bracket here.
The Maverick boys also notched a win, beating No. 28 Canon City 68-43. No. 5 seed Mead advances to face No. 12 Holy Family.
The No. 2 seed Longmont boys beat No. 31 Falcon 56-52. Next up for the Trojans is No. 18 Sand Creek.
See the full playoff bracket here.
The Silver Creek boys squad fell 86-63 to No. 14 Fountain-Fort Carson in the Class 5A opening round, bringing a close to its season.