Trailing 51-38 entering the fourth quarter, the Buffaloes opened the period on a 9-2 run that cut the Eagles deficit to six points with 4:23 remaining. Kevin Boyle's team responded, however, with a 6-0 run of its own to close the door on a Sunrise comeback.
Montverde Academy (24-1) has won the most GEICO Nationals titles in event history, winning previously in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018.
The Eagles have won 49 of their previous 50 games dating back to the start of last season and finished the season series with a 3-1 edge over Sunrise Christian Academy.
Montverde was paced by a trio of double-digit scorers as Michigan signee Caleb Houstan
had a game-high 16 points, Baylor signee Langston Love
chipped in 13 points, seven assists and five assists, and Creighton pledge Ryan Nembhard
finished with 12 points, seven assists and three rebounds.
Michigan State signee Jaden Akins
had a team-high 14 points for Sunrise Christian Academy (21-4).
MaxPreps will crown its National Champion this week with the final MaxPreps Top 25 coming in two weeks.