Long snapper Isaac Huerta, right, celebrates the Lufkin Purple freshman team’s go-ahead field goal in the third quarter of the Panthers’ game against Montgomery on Thursday night at John Outlaw Memorial Field in Abe Martin Stadium.


Isaac Huerta, a 15-year-old Lufkin High School student who has a prosthetic leg, wanted to play football simply because his buddies did. On Thursday night, he helped his football buddies score a go-ahead field goal in the last game of their freshman season.

Read more about Huerta, and view more photos from Thursday night’s season finale for the Lufkin freshman, on the Lufkin High School website by clicking here.