The Emery Spartans have gone 2-1 in tournament games at Utah Valley University over the past two days.
On Wednesday, Emery fell to Enterprise in straight sets, 25-9, 25-23 and 25-18 to drop into the loser’s bracket. Emery bounced back to then beat Layton Christian in straight sets, 25-14, 25-12 and 25-15.
Thursday morning, the Spartans took out Kanab in four sets, advancing them to the sixth place game where they would take on Millard High School.
Emery dropped the first set to a tough Millard squad and rebounded by sweeping the next three sets, 25-23, 25-12, 25-17 and 25-22. Emery had an impressive sixth place finish overall in the 2A state tournament.