Senior running back Dre’Shawn Winston scored three touchdowns as the City College Black Knights crushed the Poly Tech Engineers, 42-6, in the season finale on Nov. 7 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.

It was the 127th meeting between the Baltimore City rivals and the fourth straight time City College came out victorious in the series. It was also the second most lopsided victory of any achieved in the rivalry.

City College had its way from the very start of the first quarter; they ended up scoring three unanswered touchdowns in the first half and took a 20-0 lead into halftime. The Black Knights eventually were up, 34-0, in the fourth quarter before Poly finally scored any points.

Winston led City with his three touchdowns and more than 100 yards rushing. City sophomore running back Jamaine Jeter followed up with two more rushing touchdowns with nearly 100 yards rushing himself.

City head coach Daryl Wade made history, becoming the first African American to coach a team to victory in the historical series. Wade took over the team after former head coach George Petrides retired last year, following 40 years of coaching the Knights. Wade served as an assistant coach during Petrides’ tenure.

City will end its season with a 5-5 record, while Poly finished with a 3-7 record. Neither team will make the regional playoffs.

The teams that will represent Baltimore City in the regional playoffs this season include Patterson (9-1), Edmondon-Westside (8-2), Douglass (7-2), and Dunbar (7-2).

The Dunbar Poets just barely squeezed into the playoffs after beating Edmondson-Westside, 44-12, in the season finale. As one of the top-ranked teams in its region, Edmondson had already secured a playoffs seed and didn’t play the season finale with the same desperation as Dunbar. With victory, the Poets reached the playoffs for the 14th straight year.