Posted On: 03/7/20 8:00 AM

Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the Class 2 state quarterfinals, which will be held on Saturday around the state. The games will tip-off at 2:45 p.m. except for the Greenwood-Hartville game, which begins at 3:30 p.m. The winners will advance to the Final Four of the state tournament on March 13-14 at the JQH Arena in Springfield on the campus of Missouri State University.

Thayer (23-5) vs. Oran (25-5) at Sikeston: Oran is looking for another trip to the Final Four after a runner-up finish last season while Thayer is hoping to complete the trip after a big run of district championships. Oran edged Brentwood in the sectionals behind 21 points from 2020 guard Tyson Goodale. Thayer is small, but they are tough and well coached with 2021 guard Jayce Haven and 2020s Jordan Andrews and Gaige Pitts leading the way. Haven scored 16 points in a victory over Bernie in the sectionals. (Prediction: Oran)

Skyline (28-2) vs. Mid-Buchanan (22-7) at Liberty North: Both of these two teams had their seasons ended by Plattsburg last year in the state playoffs. This time, one of them will get to go to the Final Four. Mid-Buchanan has made winning a

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