CALEDONIA, Mich. -- East Kentwood led 22-20 at the half and carried a lead into the third quarter until being outscored by the Chieftains, 16-8, in the fourth quarter to fall, 50-45.
Ryel Daye had 19 points for the Falcons, as they end the season at 16-10 overall.
"I'm really proud of our guys," East Kentwood head coach Jeff Anama said. "They fought through lots of adversity, kind of had a slow finish to the season, but then got it going for playoffs. We're a very confident bunch, real happy with the leadership from our senior guards, obviously very proud of our guys playing a really good Okemos team today."