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Cougars Rally In Fourth Quarter To Defeat Blue Devils


August 26, 2019

Brevard quarterback Baxter Swicegood carries the ball on an option run during Friday's road game at Mountain Heritage. The Blue Devils fought hard, but the Cougars scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to get the come-from-behind win. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

Despite trailing nearly the entirety of the game, the Mountain Heritage Cougars kept it close and outscored the Brevard Blue Devils 10-0 in the fourth quarter to pick up a 22-13 victory in Friday night's season opener.

Unlike last year's affair, the Cougars had to come from behind twice to defeat the Blue Devils, relying almost entirely on their ground game to wear away at Brevard's defense down the stretch before scoring the game's final touchdown.

Brevard led 13-12 in the fourth quarter before a safety put Mountain Heritage on top 14-13, and the Cougars put together a seven-minute scor...

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