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Knights' Defensive Pressure Stifles Blue Devils In Opener


November 20, 2017

Jeremiah Reed

Sophomore Jakari Thompson drives to the basket during the first half of Brevard's season opener last Thursday.

It wasn't the start to the season the Brevard Blue Devils were looking for as the North Henderson Knights used ruthless defensive pressure and dominant play on the interior on the way to a 78-42 victory last Thursday.

It was back-and-forth in the first quarter, as Brevard took the lead off a basket from Carter McCracken before North responded with a basket on their end.

Breylan Owens scored two off an offensive rebound and putback to put Brevard back ahead 6-5 before the Knights moved back in front 7-6 with just over three minutes in the first quarter.

North rattled off six straight po...

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