The Durango High School boys basketball team finished its regular season 16-6 overall, and the Demons earned a No. 6 seed and a home playoff game for their efforts.
DHS will host No. 11 Pueblo Central (7-16) at 7 p.m. today in the first round of the CHSAA Class 4A State Boys Basketball Championships.
Gates will open at 6 p.m.
General admission is $6 and $5 for seniors and students.
The winner will play No. 3 Cheyenne Mountain (17-6) on Friday in a second-round game on the Indians home court in Colorado Springs.
The Sweet 16 will start Saturday, the Great Eight on March 9 at the Denver Coliseum and the Final Four on March 15-16 at the University of Colorado Events Center in Boulder.
Heres an inside look at the two programs playing tonight at DHS:
Durango High School
League: Southwestern League (7-3).
Colors: Red and white.
Coach: Alan Batiste, second season.
Roster: Trent Andrews, junior, Nate Atencio, sophomore; Lucas Baken, freshman; Trevor Bogus, junior; Ty Elliott, senior; Willy Frownfelter, senior; Nick Hamlin, senior; Caleb Kennedy, sophomore; Bryton Kinlicheene, senior; Adam Marsa, senior; Isiah Mayberry, junior; Dane Mestas, junior; Taylor Moquino, senior.
Pueblo Central High School
League: South Central League (3-7).
Colors: Blue and white.
Coach: Brad Ranson, fourth season.
Roster: Zach Andrews, junior; Chris Beltram, junior; Kobi Betts, freshman; Cullen Gomez, senior; Johnny Gutierrez, junior; DJ Herrera, junior; Gyasi Howard, senior; Luke Kochenberger, senior; Keysean Laws, junior; David Martinez, junior; Michael Ranson, freshman; Jalen Ruiz, junior; Isaiah Trujillo, junior; Dustin Vidana, senior.