By Jeremiah Reed
Sports Editor 

Grant's Walk-off Gives Blue Devils Pivotal Victory-Brevard NC


April 13, 2017

Jay Smith came up huge for the Blue Devils Tuesday, pitching a complete game in Brevard's 2-1 win over Tuscola. (Photo courtesy of Billy Ragland)

On a night where runs were at a premium, Brevard senior Cooper Grant used a pair of home runs – including a game-winning solo shot in the bottom of the seventh – to give the Blue Devils a 2-1 win over Tuscola in a huge WNC Athletic Conference game.

The game was a pure pitcher's duel as the Blue Devils' Jay Smith battled the Mountaineers' Cameron Parker.

Tuscola loaded the bases with no outs in the top of the first, but Smith got a double-play ball and line out to get out of the jam.

The Mountaineers kept the pressure on most of the game, but didn't score until the top of the fifth...

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