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Class 2A boys basketball: A look at each team in the 2021 Oklahoma state tournament

Dale's Dayton Forsythe goes past Christian Heritage Academy's Nate Nuthman during a game on Feb. 2.  [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]
Dale's Dayton Forsythe goes past Christian Heritage Academy's Nate Nuthman during a game on Feb. 2. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Thursday and Saturday at State Fair Arena, Friday at Yukon:

Dale vs. Morrison

9:30 a.m. Thursday

Dale

Coach: Jeff Edmonson | Record: 20-4

Ranking: No. 1 | State appearance: 14th

Titles: None | State record: 10-12

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

33 — Dayton Forsythe — 6-2 — Fr. — 19.1

00 — Carter Crowe — 6-2 — Sr. — 11.3

23 — Palmer Jones — 6-2 — Sr. — 11.0

10 — Dallen Forsythe — 5-10 — Sr. — 10.8

2 — Connor Kuykendall — 5-9 — Jr. — 4.3

Morrison

Coach: Bob Nelson | Record: 20-5

Ranking: No. 15 | State appearance: 9th

Titles: None | State record: 1-8

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

3 — Brody Roe — 6-2 — Jr. — 18.0

10 — Gabe Battles — 6-4 — Jr. — 14.0

31 — Douglas Harshbarger — 6-5 — Sr. — 8.0

4 — Taten Rupp — 6-2 — Jr. — 5.0

5 — Jalen Powell — 6-3 — Jr. — 4.0

Howe vs. Cashion

11:30 a.m. Thursday

Howe

Coach: Greg Nichols | Record: 21-4

Ranking: No. 7 | State appearance: 4th

Titles: None| State record: 1-2

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

11 — Brayden Oglesby — 6-0 — Sr. — 17.7

24 — Eduardo Sanchez — 6-0 — Sr. — 11.7

3 — Zayn Coggins — 5-10 — Sr. — 10.2

32 — Jensin Coggins — 6-2 — Sr. — 9.1

1 — Ky Lynn — 6-0 — Jr. — 5.8

Cashion

Coach: John Hardaway | Record: 21-3

Ranking: No. 4 | State appearance: 4th

Titles: None | State record: 1-2

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

20 — Vance Raney — 6-1 — Jr. — 15.2

15 — Austin Frazier — 6-2 — Jr. — 12.8

21 — Jonah Jenkins — 6-0 — Jr. — 11.9

2 — Landon Lagasse — 6-2 — Jr. — 8.7

24 — Nick Nabavi — 6-1 — Jr. — 2.9

Pawnee vs. Oklahoma Union

2 p.m. Thursday

Pawnee

Coach: David Page | Record: 21-1

Ranking: No. 3 | State appearance: 25th

Titles: 5 | State record: 27-18

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

21 — Brad Reeves — 6-0 — Jr. — 17.5

15 — Gunnar Gordon — 6-1 — Jr. — 15.9

22 — Jake Mitchell — 6-3 — Jr. — 12.3

10 — Trent Hixon — 6-2 — Sr. — 10.0

3 — Landreth Harrison — 5-10 — Sr. — 6.5

Oklahoma Union

Coach: Lee Ott | Record: 22-2

Ranking: No. 5 | State appearance: 3rd

Titles: None | State record: 0-2

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

11 — Jace Hollingshed — 6-1 — Sr. — 17.3

32 — Nate Collier — 6-3 — Sr. — 12.6

2 — Dillon Ellis — 6-0 — Sr. — 9.6

5 — Kade Hollingshed — 6-1 — Jr. — 9.5

20 — Baylor Nash — 6-3 — Jr. — 5.6

Wewoka vs. Hooker

4 p.m. Thursday

Wewoka

Coach: Brian Carter | Record: 13-5

Ranking: No. 16 | State appearance: 26th

Titles: 5 | State record: 30-20

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

3 — Kobey Stephens — 6-1 — Sr. — 23.0

1 — Kaleb King — 5-8 — Sr. — 17.0

5 — Christian Sipes-Louie — 6-1 — Sr. — 15.0

4 — Qurion Miles — 6-3 — Sr. — 11.0

12 — Blake Carter — 5-8 — Jr. — 9.0

Hooker

Coach: Todd Kerr | Record: 22-2

Ranking: No. 2 | State appearance: 9th

Titles: None | State record: 5-7

Starting lineup

No. — Player — Ht. — Cl. — Pts.

3 — Cole Cathcart — 6-2 — Sr. — 17.9

15 — Zach Hidalgo — 6-7 — Jr. — 11.0

1 — Karson Neville — 5-10 — Sr. — 8.4

30 — Cole Fischer — 6-3 — Sr. — 7.5

11 — Dillon Metcalf — 6-4 — Sr. — 6.3

The Oklahoman’s championship picks

Cameron Jourdan: Pawnee. With no clear-cut favorite, Pawnee will take the crown with its scoring depth and strong lineup.

James D. Jackson: Hooker. Hooker is undefeated this season when playing in top-10 matchups, so it has proven it can beat the best. Its streak will continue this week.

Class 2A boys

Thursday

At State Fair Arena

No. 1 Dale (20-4) vs. No. 15 Morrison (20-5), 9:30 a.m.

No. 7 Howe (21-4) vs. No. 4 Cashion (21-3), 11:30 a.m.

No. 3 Pawnee (21-1) vs. No. 5 Oklahoma Union (22-2), 2 p.m.

No. 16 Wewoka (13-5) vs. No. 2 Hooker (22-2), 4 p.m.

Friday

At Yukon

Dale-Morrison winner vs. Howe-Cashion, 8 p.m.

Pawnee-Oklahoma Union vs. Wewoka-Hooker, 6 p.m.

Saturday

State championship game, 4 p.m.

Cameron Jourdan, Staff writer

Related Photos
<strong>Cashion's Vance Raney shoots the ball against Perry on Jan. 21. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</strong>

Cashion's Vance Raney shoots the ball against Perry on Jan. 21. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]

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Cameron Jourdan

Cameron Jourdan joined The Oklahoman in March 2019 to cover high school sports. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2018. He had an internship with The Oklahoman and Stillwater News Press. During his time at OSU, Cameron served in a... Read more ›

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