Results for Top Rivalry 2012
At the end of every practice, Poly players turn to face their rival school to the East and shout, "Beat City." The rivalry, which began in 1889, is believed to be the second-longest continual public school rivalry in the country. Poly and City met on Thanksgiving Day until 1993, when the game was moved to the final Saturday of the regular season.
There's always a great deal of BCS talent on the field when these two powerhouses meet. Good Counsel and DeMatha have combined to win the last eight Washington Catholic Athletic Conference titles. This year Good Counsel won both meetings.
One of Maryland's oldest rivalries dates back to 1920. The series has featured several long winning streaks. Loyola won seven in a row from 1957 to 1963, while Calvert Hall won seven straight from 1978 to 1984.