Spartans End Season After Barnburner in 3A Playoffs


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Leading 7-5 in the fifth, Emery saw the Union Cougars score seven straight runs before adding three in the seventh, losing the hard-fought contest, 12-10, Thursday at Cate Field on the campus of Salt Lake Community College.

The loss, coupled with the Spartans’ loss to Carbon on Saturday in the first round, knocked the Spartans out of the 3A Playoffs.

Emery finishes the season winners of 13 games, compared to 14 losses. After dropping their first game of the season to Gunnison back on March 6, Emery ripped off six straight wins, including a tournament championship at the Cactus Classic, going 4-0 in the tourney.

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