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By Jeremiah Reed
Sports Editor 

Cavaliers Race Past Blue Devils 27-21 For Playoff Win – Brevard NC


Last updated 11/28/2016 at 6:42pm

Tanner Pettit closed out his Blue Devil career rushing for 27 yards and collecting a short screen pass for a touchdown as Brevard fell 27-21 to North Rowan in the second round of the 2A playoffs Friday night. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

They simply ran out of time.

After trailing 10-0 at halftime and facing a six-point deficit with 42 seconds remaining and no timeouts, the Brevard Blue Devil offense looked ready to mount one final comeback bid in their second round playoff game against North Rowan.

But the sand slipped through the hourglass too soon, and Tanner Ellenberger's last-second heave to the end zone fell incomplete, bringing Brevard's best season in nearly a decade to a close.

What began as a defensive chess match ended with a fireworks show as the Blue Devils and Cavaliers combined to score 28 points in the ga...

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