Evans passed what coach Marty Jackson deemed its toughest test Friday, thanks in large part to its defense.
The Knights beat Hephzibah 21-12 Friday. Their 8-0 record has surpassed their undefeated start to last season.
"All I can say is offense brings fans, and defense wins championships," Evans defensive end Reuben Faloughi said.
The Knights were outgained by 125 yards, but they scored on plays of 37, 67 and 70 yards.
Hephzibah could not score on its final three possessions.
Evans running back Jonathan Finch carried 15 times for 73 yards, with 67 coming on a touchdown run late in the fourth quarter.
"We messed up a couple of times, but (the defense) picked us up," Finch said. "That's the best team we've played."
Harlem 50, Butler 12
Harlem is on a roll.
The Bulldogs have won two of three after rolling over Butler 50-12 Friday. Bulldogs running back Seth Hill rushed for 266 yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Zach Morris carried the ball 13 times for 176 yards.
Harlem piled up 563 yards of total offense. Coach Jimmie Lewis's team improved to 2-5 in Region 3-AAAA.
Pinewood Prep 38, Augusta Christian 28
M.L. King 42, Greenbrier 14
Augusta Chronicle staff writer Matt Middleton contributed to this report.
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