He raced to a first-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.71. That was enough to outdistance Greenville’s Thomas Gore, who placed second in a time of 15.05.
White also qualified for regionals by placing second in the 300-meter hurdles. Texas High’s Jaylen Rhone won the race with a time of 39.13, followed by White, who clocked in with a time of 39.93.
He will be joined by Le’Vante Williams, who earned his trip to regionals by placing second in the 3,200-meter run. Sulphur Springs’ Jacob Gatewood led the way with a time of 9:58.88.
Williams was his closest competition as he finished with a time of 10:01.64.
Lufkin’s Oscar Solis just missed out on a trip to regionals, finishing in sixth place with a time of 10:39.55.
Lufkin’s 800-meter relay team of DeAndre Bagley, Kordell Rodgers, Braylon Garcia and Jacorey Miller qualified for regionals by placing fourth with a time of 1:29.96.
Nacogdoches’ team of Alex Gregory, Luther Berry, Josh Thompson and Brandon Jones won first place with a time of 1:26.86, followed by teams from Longview and Marshall.
Lufkin’s regional contingent was rounded out on Friday as Auntarrion Coutee qualified for the regionals with a fourth-place finish in the discus. He had a distance of 130-9 to qualify for regionals in his freshman season.
Lufkin’s Karl Chatman just missed out on a regional berth with a throw of 46-5.5, which placed him fifth in the shot put. Jerrod Johnson was a fifth-place finisher in the discus with a throw of 123-2.
On the girls’ side, Lufkin’s Mycah McDonald just missed out on a regional berth by placing fifth in the long jump with a distance of 15-1. The top four finishers in each event qualified for regionals.
The Class 5A Region II Meet will be held on Friday and Saturday at UT-Arlington.