Basketball: Lewis Palmer wins 2nd straight 4A title

Basketball: Lewis Palmer wins 2nd straight 4A title

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Basketball: Lewis Palmer wins 2nd straight 4A title

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Lewis Palmer beat Valor Christian 51-40 in the 4A state championship game Saturday night in Boulder.

It’s the 2nd straight state championship for the Rangers who beat Sierra a year ago in the title game. Lewis Palmer was led by now CU freshman Josh Scott in last year’s game. It was a different Scott this time around.

Younger brother Jordan led the Rangers with 17 points in the game. Justin Smith added 15 points.

Chase Foster was the leading scorer (17 points) for Valor Christian. The Eagles finished the season 22-5.

The Rangers finished the season 25-3 and are a combined 52-4 over the last 2 seasons with 2 state titles.

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