ROME, Ga -- Calvary Christian shook off four first-half fumbles and exploded for 18 points in the fourth quarter to defeat Unity Christian 24-7 Friday night.
Duncan Newton lead the way for the Knights. He had a 62-yard punt return for a touchdown in the first quarter. Newton caught two touchdown passes and also had 17 rushes for 85 yards.
Quarterback Jacob Ammons was four of nine through the air for 33 yards and two touchdowns. Rodney Morris had eight carries for 58 yards in the win.
Calvary coach Brian Osborne said the Knights moved the ball well all night and finally opened things up in the fourth quarter.
"We held on to the football and got to the edge on them," Osborne said. "Both defenses played well."Friday at Rome, Ga.Calvary Christian 6 0 0 18-24
Unity Christian 0 7 0 0-7First Quarter
C--Duncan Newton 62 punt return (Jeremy Walker kick failed) 10:05Second QuarterU--8-yard pass (Kick good) 8:35Fourth QuarterC--Jacob Ammons 16 pass to Newton (Run failed) 8:56
C--Rodney Morris 10 run (Run failed) 2:37
C--Ammons 9 pass to Newton (Walker kick blocked) 0:45
Team records: Calvary 1-1, ICSGA South 0-0 Next: Covenant Christian Academy at Loganville, Ga., Friday at 7 p.m. Unity 0-2 ICSGA North 0-0.