Kolton and Koby Butler combined for 26 of the Emery Spartans’ 36 points in the Spartans’ 36-32 win over the Beaver Beavers Wednesday night. The four-point victory was Emery’s slimmest of the year so far.
The win also kept the Spartans’ perfect season intact, joining Dixie and Panguitch as the only undefeated teams left in the state of Utah.
Kolton led the team with 15 points, tying a career high. He also nabbed six boards. Twin brother Koby netted 11 and six rebounds.
Emery (10-0, 0-0 Region 15) will host Manti (5-7, 0-0 Region 15) on Friday for both teams’ Region 15 opener. The Spartans will then make the trip to Price to take on the Carbon Dinos, the second and final matchup of the year between the rivals. Emery upended Carbon 54-48 back on Dec. 17.