The Emery Lady Spartans kicked off the 2017 2A Playoffs Thursday with an extra-inning win in the opening round, then sputtered during consecutive losses, ending their quest for a 2A Championship.
Emery got an early lead against Duchesne in the first round, lost it, then reclaimed it before breaking an eight-all tie in the eighth inning for the 10-8 win. Bailey Huggard pitched the entire game for the Lady Spartans.
The Lady Spartans allowed 10 runs in the first two innings in the second round against Enterprise, eventually losing 12-5, forcing them to the loser’s bracket. There, South Sevier slipped by Emery for the 7-2 win, ending Emery’s season.
Emery finished the season with an overall record of 15-11, including a 6-4 mark in 2A East action.