Texas High School Basketball - The Woodlands can't hold off LufkinFebruary 13, 2009: Lufkin, TX 75901
The Lufkin Panthers basketball team scored 83 points and restricted the visiting The Woodlands Highlanders to 82 in the Panthers league victory on Friday.
The Panthers now sport a 8-15 record. They play next when they travel to Oak Ridge for a 5A Region II District 14 contest on Tuesday, February 17. Lufkin will meet a War Eagles team coming off a 62-40 league loss to College Park (The Woodlands, TX). The War Eagles record now stands at 18-12.
The Highlanders (18-12) will now prepare for their contest against New Caney (New Caney, TX). The Eagles come into the 5A Region II District 14 contest with a 5-24 record. In their last contest, New Caney was nudged by Conroe (Conroe, TX), 53-52, in a league contest.
This game actually went five overtimes with Lukin winning the final period by a score of seven to six. Lufkin hit a three pointer down two with two seconds remaining in the fifth overtime.