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Defense Leads Brevard Past Eastern Randolph 14-7 - Brevard NC


November 19, 2018

Brevard linebacker Graham Phillips (No. 9) delivers a big hit to a Wildcat running back in the Blue Devils' first-round playoff game Friday night. Brevard's defense held Eastern Randolph's vaunted rushing attack in check most of the night and came up with some big stops in the second half to help the Blue Devils pick up a 14-7 victory.

On a cold Friday night, the Brevard Blue Devils hosted the Eastern Randolph Wildcats in a first-round playoff matchup that featured two teams averaging a combined 75 points per game.

So, naturally, it was a game decided by defense – and the Blue Devils won the battle.

With the score tied at halftime, Brevard used a 75-yard scoring drive to open up the second half and leaned on their defense to come up with some big stops down the stretch – including a third-quarter goal line stand – on their way to a 14-7 win over the visiting Wildcats.

It was a game that didn't feature many high...

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