CLEARWATER — In a game dominated by defense, Calvary Christian shut out Shorecrest 21-0 to notch its first win at its new home, "The Rock."
"It's awesome to get our first win at this beautiful facility. The kids showed a lot of heart," Calvary coach Dave Bonchy said.
Calvary's defense was led by senior free safety Brad Jordan, who had two crucial interception returns for touchdowns, one of 100 yards, both times stripping Shorecrest of a prime scoring chance. As a wide receiver Hordan also caught a 2-point conversion from senior Steven Rice.
Junior running back Derek Barnes led Calvary's offense with eight rushes for 60 yards and a touchdown.
Shorecrest junior Garrett Schulte rushed 11 times for 38 yards and senior Christian Mandula had 16 rushes for 81 yards.
Lauren Burg, Times correspondent