Christian Cortes threw three TD passes in the first half Friday to lead Maranatha Christian (Calif.) to a 24-6 win at Calvary Chapel.
Cortes, who finished 10 of 26 for 151 yards, hooked up with Metro Henning on scoring tosses of 39 and 29 yards in the first quarter to get Maranatha Christian going. Matt DeWildt had a 10-yard TD grab in the second quarter, as the Eagles led 18-0 at halftime.
Henning had six receptions for 116 yards.
Jake Bronson, who gained 143 yards on 23 carries, added the Eagles’ final score with an 8-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
James Gentile’s 70-yard fumble return accounted for the only points for Calvary Chapel (0-1).
Christian O’Kelley led the Lions with 38 yards on 10 carries.