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Thayer boys basketball advances to MSHSAA Final Four

The Bobcats have had recent state success in football and boys basketball.
The Bobcats have had recent state success in football and boys basketball.(Source: Thayer R-II School)
Published: Mar. 6, 2022 at 11:24 PM CST
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BOLIVAR, Mo. (KAIT) - Hot Springs is the goal for all Natural State high school hoopers. Springfield is the target if you play in the Show Me State.

Gaige Pitts hit a three-pointer in the final seconds Saturday, Thayer boys basketball beat Stafford 55-52 in the Class 3 State Quarterfinals. The Bobcats advance to the MSHSAA Final Four for the first time since 2014. Matt Pitts’ Bobcats are 28-1 this season. They captured the Lyon College Tournament title in December, their last loss was in January. THS takes a 16 game winning streak to Springfield.

Thayer will face Lafayette County in the state semifinals. Tipoff is Thursday at 6:00pm at JQH Arena.

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