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Robinson, Cougars Run Past Blue Devils In Opener


August 21, 2017

Jeremiah Reed

Blue Devil senior Stevi Benjamin cuts back against a Mountain Heritage defender in the first half of Brevard's season opener Friday night. Benjamin had some big runs in the game, but several were negated due to penalties. Brevard's offense struggled early, but was more efficient in the second half. Unfortunately, it wouldn't be enough as the Cougars scored three times in the third quarter on their way to a 30-7 victory.

On a night when the Brevard offense never found its footing, the defense held one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the mountains to just eight points in the first half before fatigue set in and the Mountain Heritage Cougars scored three consecutive touchdowns on the way to beating the Blue Devils 30-7 in Friday's season opener.

The Blue Devils knew squaring off against the Cougars in week one would be a difficult challenge, but, despite the final score, Brevard did come away with positives after the loss.

"I saw a team that fought hard and a lot of young guys get a taste of their fi...

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