Murphy Named To All-State Team


A successful senior season has landed a former Lufkin Panther on one of the state’s elite teams.

Following a strong 2017 year, Lufkin’s Dylan Murphy was named to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Baseball Team.

Murphy earned the third-team honor as a senior relief pitcher for the Panthers. He had a 3.86 ERA in 19 innings while striking out 14 and walking two.

He was a vital part of the team with six saves and a 1-1 record.

The Panthers, led by second-year head coach John Cobb, made the playoffs before being knocked out in the first round of the playoffs.

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