VIDEO: Poly beats Wilson (again) in The Big Game

There was a sold-out crowd, a Hall of Fame class, a historic rivalry, and as much pomp and circumstance as you could ever hope to cram onto one football field. There was also another Long Beach Poly win, as the Jackrabbits defeated Wilson for the 29th straight time in a renewal of Long Beach’s longest-standing sports series. The Jackrabbits passing game came to life in a 42-24 win over Wilson.

“We’re big on talking on Friday,” said Poly coach Stephen Barbee. “Our kids have been hearing all the hype and the talk, our kids understood what they needed to do tonight and they said what they wanted to say.”

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