Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels and Tari Eason sit on the bench after fouling out in the fourth quarter. Federal Way played Gonzaga Prep in a basketball game at the Hardwood Classic State Basketball Tournament at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, March 1, 2019.
Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels and Tari Eason sit on the bench after fouling out in the fourth quarter. Federal Way played Gonzaga Prep in a basketball game at the Hardwood Classic State Basketball Tournament at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, March 1, 2019. Joshua Bessex
Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels and Tari Eason sit on the bench after fouling out in the fourth quarter. Federal Way played Gonzaga Prep in a basketball game at the Hardwood Classic State Basketball Tournament at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, March 1, 2019. Joshua Bessex

Lauren Smith has been a high school sports reporter at The News Tribune and The Olympian since 2015. She also assists with coverage of professional and college sports. She is a graduate of the University of Washington and Emerald Ridge High School.