Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association

No. 2 Poly boys basketball forfeits opener at Digital Harbor on Wednesday

No. 2 Poly boys basketball forfeits opener at Digital Harbor on Wednesday

The No. 2 Poly boys basketball team has to forfeit Wednesday’s season opener at fellow Baltimore City foe Digital Harbor due to an illegal practice that took place over the summer.

Poly eight-year coach Sam Brand defended his program Wednesday and said he was disappointed by the ruling.

“We strive to provide the maximum amount of support year round for our student athletes on and off the court,” he said in a text message. “During the quest, we were accused of practicing by someone within our athletic department while most of our team was not present...

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