Defending 2A Champion South Sevier came to the Spartan Center Friday night and left with a 73-60 win to open Region 15 play.
Two-time 2A MVP Race Parsons paced the Rams with 26 points. Emery was able to make it a game, though, tying it two times in the second half after falling behind 17-8 after the first quarter. McKlane Allred and Dawson Jensen led Emery with 12 points apiece.
Emery (6-5, 0-1 Region 15) will host Richfield (8-4, 1-0 Region 15) on Wednesday in another region matchup. The Wildcats beat the Grand Red Devils 54-47 on Friday.