CLAREMORE — The Claremore Zebras and Catoosa Indians will start their quest toward a state baseball championship on Thursday in Norman and Edmond.
The OSSAA announced the brackets for Class 6A, 5A and 4A today, while the 3A bracket for Verdigris will be posted on the OSSAA web site on Tuesday.
Claremore will battle Bishop McGuinness at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the 5A State Quarterfinals at Norman North High School.
Catoosa will play Bethany at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the 4A State Quarterfinals at Edmond Santa Fe High School.
6A State Tournament Pairings
Thursday's Quarterfinals (OU): Stillwater vs. Edmond North, 11 a.m.; Putnam City North vs. Bishop Kelley, 1:30 p.m.; Westmoore vs. Broken Arrow, 4 p.m.; Jenks vs. Choctaw, 6:30 p.m.
Friday's Semifinals (OU): Putnam City North-Bishop Kelley vs. Westmoore-Broken Arrow, 4 p.m.; Stillwater-Edmond North vs. Jenks-Choctaw, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday's Championship will take place at 2:30 p.m. at OU.
5A State Tournament Pairings
Thursday's Quarterfinals (Norman North HS): Shawnee vs. Guthrie, 11 a.m.; Edmond Deer Creek vs. Durant, 1:30 p.m.; Pryor vs. Carl Albert, 4 p.m.; Claremore vs. Bishop McGuinness, 6:30 p.m.
Friday's Semifinals (OU): Shawnee-Guthrie vs. Pryor-Carl Albert, 11 a.m.; Edmond Deer Creek-Durant vs. Claremore-Bishop McGuinness, 1:30 p.m.
Saturday's Championship will take place at Noon at OU.
4A State Tournament Pairings
Thursday's Quarterfinals (Edmond Santa Fe HS): Catoosa vs. Bethany, 11 a.m.; Tuttle vs. Cushing, 1:30 p.m.; Elgin vs. Dewey, 4 p.m.; Byng vs. Checotah, 6:30 p.m.
Friday's Semifinals (Edmond Santa Fe HS): Tuttle-Cushing vs. Catoosa-Bethany, 5 p.m.; Byng-Checotah vs. Elgin-Dewey, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday's Championship will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.