Federal Way beats Kentwood 66-54, repeats as 4A boys champs

TACOMA — Ferron Flavors scored 20 points and Federal Way won its second straight Class 4A state championship rallying for a 66-54 win over Kentwood in the state title game on Saturday.

Federal Way (29-0) capped an undefeated season with the victory and has won 43 straight games dating to last season.

The Eagles trailed 35-30 midway through the third quarter, but went on a 14-0 run that spanned nearly five minutes and lasted into the fourth quarter. Christian Jones had six of his 18 points during the run for Federal Way.

Rayvaughn Bolton finally stopped the run with a 3-pointer with 7:22 left in the fourth to make it 44-38. Kentwood (22-7) got to within 47-44 on a 3-pointer by Koby Huerta with 5:46 left, but Federal Way responded with nine of the next 13 points to take a double-digit lead that the Conquerors were not able to overcome.

Jones added 18 points for Federal Way, which overcame a woeful offensive game from star Jalen McDaniels.

Bolton scored 18 points to lead Kentwood.

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