The EHS Lady Spartan Basketball team dropped a hard-fought contest 56-53 at San Juan on Saturday.
A second-half comeback fell just short as Emery fell to 2-2 in region and just 3-10 overall.
Emery cut a seven-point halftime deficit to three points going into the fourth quarter, but San Juan held on for the home win.
Blayr Jeffs and Jeridi Price led the Lady Spartans with 13 and 12 points, respectively. Jolene Kirk of San Juan led all scorers with 19 points.
Emery dropped into a three-way tie for second place in Region 15 with San Juan an South Sevier. Richfield leads the region.
Emery next travels to South Sevier, a team they previously beat, on Thursday at 7 p.m.