A quick start at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday helped put an end to four years of utter frustration for City.
In a game that often defines their entire season, the Knights jumped out to a two-touchdown lead after the first 10 minutes, then held off a second-half comeback bid by archrival Poly in a 20-14 win — their first in the series since 2007 — before an announced 7,194.
"This was our playoff game," City coach George Petrides said. "It was important to stop this losing streak."
The win, in the 124th edition of the game, helped City (6-4) avoid its fifth straight loss in the series, which Poly (3-7) still leads, 62-56-6. Neither team had lost...