The Emery Spartans rode a strong start to their game in Delta on Wednesday night and left the desert town with a big 49-37 win.
Emery got out of the gate strong, leading by nine after the opening period, 14-5. Beau Roundy and Koby Butler anchored the paint for the Spartans, combining for 31 points and 20 rebounds. Roundy had a double double with 13 and 14. Butler led all scorers in the game with 18. Bowdie Jacobson had a great all-round game with eight points, eight assists, three rebounds and two steals.
Emery (6-1, 0-0 Region 15) will play its third game in four days as it will host Richfield (6-2, 0-0 Region 12) on Friday in Castle Dale. The game can be viewed live on ETV Channel 10 at 7 p.m.