Baltimore City College defeats Baltimore Polytechnic for the 5th year in a row

The Rivalry

In what is recognized as the nation’s 3rd oldest rivalry in high school sports, the Baltimore City College Knights took on the Baltimore Polytechnic Engineers in their annual homecoming came. In another classic, City would need two overtimes to defeat Poly, 30-28 and earn their fifth win in a row. Poly leads the overall series 62-60-6.

City College Dominate Polytechnic Early

City held the ball for over 7 minutes throughout the first quarter but was unable to score. In the 2nd quarter, still a scoreless game, a brawl between the two teams erupted. Unfortunately, this happens off the field in the stands sometimes, but this happened on the field. After a brief delay, City took the lead off a fullback Keon Moore rushed for the first touchdown of the game. They would add two more after quarterback Mike Bond found DeAndre Thomas for the two-point conversion. Bond would remain busy as he extended the lead with a 56 yard touchdown. City its in the drives seat as they capped the touchdown with another two-point conversion.


Poly Comeback

Like every rivalry, a blowout is just not acceptable. Immediately after City took a 16-0 lead and their alumni just knew they had the game in the bag, Poly’s K’Ron Hines returned the kickoff for 78 yards to followed by a successful two-point conversion to put Poly on the board. The momentum in M&T Bank stadium shifted from one side to the other. Late in the 4th quarter, Poly would score as DeVone Stubbs rushed for a 23 yard touchdown to tie the game at 16. City would turn the ball over on downs and Poly would play for overtime.

An Epic Overtime

On the first play of overtime, Jamaine Jeter scored to give City a 22-16 lead. They would fail to convert the two point conversion. Poly would respond on 3rd and 12 after Stubbs found Garland White for a the 12-yard reception. With the opportunity to win the game, Poly elected to go for two instead of the kick. and failed. City responded with Melvin Scott III catching an 8-yard pass from Bond followed by Bond who rushed the ball for a successful two point conversion. Poly responded scoring a touchdown immediately, but failed to complete the tying two point conversion. Baltimore City College would now pull to within two games of tying the overall series.

Brian Waters

Brian H. Waters is currently a broadcaster, writer and social media manager for Fox Sports 1340AM Hopewell, Virginia. He is also the Co-Host and Co-CEO of the Wrestling Wrealm. He and his co-host Dwayne Allen talk about professional wrestling with Superior Wrestling Intellect. In addition, he is apart of the Wrestling Summit as a co-host and lead graphics producer. He is a former production assistant at ESPN, where he worked in Sales Quality Control, Highlights, Prompting, Mike and Mike and Social Media. His intern experience includes Morgan State University Student Media, the Baltimore Sun, and the Better Business Bureau. His responsibility while interning was to shoot edit and post in a timely manner.

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