Congratulations to the Lufkin High School Cross Country Team who qualified for the UIL STATE competition to be held in Austin on November 3rd. This is the first time since 1995 that the Panthers have headed to State competition in cross country and  only the second time in school history. The team clinched fourth place at the UIL Region II Cross Country Championships in Dallas with the top four teams advancing to state. The team is headed up by Head Cross County Coach Hunter Russell and Assistant Cross Country Coach Ashley Dominguez.

Overall team results:

Isaiah Dejesus 12th – 15:49:26

Jasiel Gutierrez 24th – 16:17:25

Adan Hernandez 27th – 16:21:80

Ivan Escobedo 52nd – 17:04:39

Marcos Alday 59th – 17:12:94

Marcus Ford 62nd – 17:16:81

Raul Alverez 88th – 17:39:84

Team Score: 174