LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – Defending state champion Longview refused to get knocked off its perch.
The Lobos defeated rival Lufkin 24-21 in a back and forth affair that turned out to be another #bEASTtexas instant classic between the two powerhouse programs.
Trailing 21-17 in the fourth quarter, Longview went back in front with 6:36 left in the contest as Lobos quarterback and Texas A&M commit Haynes King scored from six yards out.
Longview has now won four games in a row over Lufkin. The Panthers last win in the 83-game series came in 2016.
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