Mt. Juliet Christian scored all of its points in the second, third and fourth quarters in a 61-36, come-from-behind win over Middle Tennessee Christian on Friday.
MTCS running back Kemari McGowan had two touchdowns for the Cougars (3-3).
McGowan opened the scoring with a 35-yard touchdown run and a 2-point conversion.
Jagger Goins added a 7-yard touchdown run, followed by a McGowan 2-point conversion for a 16-0 lead, with 7:04 left in the first quarter.
But the Saints responded with 14-straight first-half points to cut the lead to two before MTCS’s Drew Berry had a 5-yard touchdown run with six seconds left in the first half, giving the Cougars a 22-21 advantage.
Goins hit Berry with a 30-yard scoring strike with 6:20 left. McGowan also had a second-half scoring run.
Berry had an interception in the second half for the Cougars (3-3).
MTCS hosts Donelson Christian Academy next week.