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The Dream Continues – Blue Devils Advance To Semifinals - Brevard NC


December 3, 2018

Not Done Yet The Brevard Blue Devils gather in celebration after defeating the Wheatmore Warriors 20-13 in Friday night's third-round playoff game. Brevard scored the game-winning touchdown with under 2 minutes to play and secured a late interception to advance to the 2A state semifinal game this Friday against Reidsville. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

There are big wins, there are huge wins and there is what Brevard did Friday night.

Trailing 13-12, with under 5:30 to play, the Blue Devils orchestrated an 88-yard, game-winning drive capped off by a 45-yard touchdown pass from Mitchell Johnson to Breylan Owens to defeat the Wheatmore Warriors 20-13 and advance to the regional finals of the 2A playoffs.

An interception by Tripp Harris on the Warriors' last drive sealed the victory in a game that featured three second-half lead changes and an absolute rollercoaster of momentum swings.

Brevard led 12-6 late in the third quarter, with a ch...

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