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Brevard Holds Off Franklin To Score First Conference Win - Brevard, NC


October 19, 2017

Jeremiah Reed

Connor Backes weaves through the defense in the first half of Monday's game against Franklin. Brevard held on to a 1-0 lead for 70 minutes to beat the Panthers for their first conference win of the year.

It was a classic 1-0 win for the Brevard Blue Devils Monday night as they drew first blood in the opening half and leaned on the defense to see out the victory as they defeated Franklin to win their first Mountain Six conference game of the year.

Wesley Pierron gave Brevard the lead 10 minutes into the first half off a left-footed strike that found the bottom corner of the net.

The remainder of the half was played mostly around midfield, but in the second half Franklin established more possession and began creating opportunities.

There were some nervous moments for Brevard fans, includ...

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