CLINTON - Zach Kirkton scored 33 points to lead Fieldcrest West to a 60-56 victory over Peoria Pleasant Valley to win the Illinois Elementary School Association boys Class 7A state championship Thursday at Clinton High School.
Fieldcrest West (23-2) led 28-25 at halftime and 44-38 after three quarters.
Kirkton hit 13 shots from the field and was 7 of 7 at the free throw line. Jake Gerdes added 13 points for the winners.
Peoria Pleasant Valley (23-1) got 43 of its points from Donivine Stewart.
Fieldcrest West completed its title run by defeating previously unbeaten teams in each of its last three games.
In the third-place game, Effingham St. Anthony defeated LaHarpe, 46-33.