The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Sports Editor 

Ellenberger Tosses Five TDs As Blue Devils Stun Panthers – Brevard NC


Last updated 9/26/2016 at 5:38pm

Blue Devil quarterback Tanner Ellenberger came up with the biggest game of his career on the biggest stage Friday night, throwing five touchdowns while completing 17-25 attempts, and leading Brevard to a thrilling 40-35 win over the Franklin Panthers. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

To be the man you have to beat the man, and the Brevard Blue Devils did just that Friday night.

Tanner Ellenberger threw his fifth touchdown pass of the night with less than a minute to play in the fourth quarter to cap off a ferocious 21-point comeback as Brevard beat the Franklin Panthers in their own backyard and gave the Blue Devils their first conference win in three years, 40-35.

Brevard came back from 14 points down in the first half and overcame a 35-14 margin late in the third quarter to pick up the win and announce their presence as a serious contender in the WNC Athletic Confer...

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