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Last-Minute Score Lifts Blue Devils Over Black Knights


Last updated 8/30/2021 at 11:34am

Jeremiah Reed

Blue Devil quarterback Joe Powell celebrates after leading Brevard on a game-winning drive to defeat Robbinsville 16-15 in Friday night's season opener.

The Brevard Blue Devils welcomed back fall football in a big way on Friday night, scoring the game-winning touchdown with under a minute to play to defeat the Robbinsville Black Knights 16-15.

Friday's contest was mostly a grind, but the fireworks came late, with the game featuring four lead changes over the final nine minutes.

Trailing 15-10 with under 2:00 to play, Brevard marched 58 yards, capped off by a TD connection from quarterback Joe Powell to Jake Gravely, to score their first win in a season opener since 2017.

It was another early season test for a Blue Devil squad that has...

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