Here are photos from the Lufkin Panthers’ 14-11 victory over the Spring Westfield Mustangs in the Class 6A regional football championship at Texan Drive Stadium in Porter. The Mustangs were 11-0 on the season entering the game; the Panthers are now 11-2 and advance to face longtime nemesis Longview (12-1) in the fourth round of the playoffs at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Homer Bryce Stadium on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.
Lufkin will be the home team against Longview. Pre-sale tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets at the gate will be $10. Pre-sale tickets will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Lufkin ISD Administration Office at 101 Cotton Square in downtown Lufkin.