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Blue Devil Defense Shines In 42-0 Win Over Owen


September 17, 2018

Nick Bumgarner (No. 11) celebrates after returning a first-quarter interception back near midfield. The turnover set up Brevard's first score of the game on a night when the Blue Devil defense set the tone by smothering Owen's offense and holding the Warhoses to just 61 total yards in a 42-0 win. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

Owen might want to think twice before scheduling Brevard for Homecoming again any time soon.

After leading 7-0 at halftime, the Blue Devils buried the Warhorses under a 35-point avalanche Thursday night on their way to a 42-0 victory.

And while the offense came up with big plays down the stretch, it was Brevard's defense that got momentum on the Blue Devils' side and kept Owen off the scoreboard all night.

Brevard head coach Craig Pritchett said he didn't expect the Blue Devils to run away like they did over the final two quarters, but credited the defense for coming up big and the offe...

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