Posted On: 03/12/21 6:25 AM

Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the matchups for the Class 1 and 3 Final Fours, which get underway today at the JQH Arena in Springfield on the campus of Missouri State University.

Class 1

Friday, March 12 (Semifinals)

South Iron vs Higbee, 10 a.m. - No. 1 South Iron has been on a mission for a state title and they have been posting a series of postseason blowouts. Guards Brock Wakefield Brock Wakefield 6'4" | SG South Iron | 2021 State MO and Drenin Dinkins Drenin Dinkins 6'0" | PG South Iron | 2022 State MO lead a potent offensive unit. Higbee has an exciting young club led by its 2024 backcourt of Derek Rockett and Jordan Fuemmeler. These youngsters have displayed tremendous poise during the state run. (Prediction: South Iron)

St. Elizabeth vs Mound City, noon - St. Elizabeth is making its third consecutive Final Four appearance. Leading this revamped St. E team is 6’3 2022 guard Brock Lucas and his 20 points a game. He can light it up. Mound City brings a potent offensive unit to Springfield, led by 2,000-point scorer Tony Osburn Tony Osburn 6'2" | CG Mound City | 2022 State MO and 1,500-point scorer Landon Poppa Landon Poppa 6'4" | SG Mound City | 2021 State MO . This should be an entertaining game. (Prediction: Mound City)

 

Saturday, March 13

Third Place, noon (Prediction: St. Elizabeth)

Championship, 2

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