The Emery High Spartans locked in the Region 15 championship Tuesday night with 86-69 win over the Grand County Devils thanks to a strong push in the second half.
The Spartans and Devils traded buckets throughout the first half of play. Emery went into the locker room with a narrow lead, 39-36.
Strong shooting in the third pushed the Spartans to a nine point lead. The team refused to look back as they secured the win and the Region 15 championship.
Emery now looks forward to the 2A first round matchup against Delta on Friday. The teams will face off at Orem High School at 11:45 a.m.