Lufkin Track Medals, Advances to Area Playoffs

The Lufkin Panther Track and field team advanced to Bi-District Playoffs after a two-day event in College Station held at A&M Consolidated on April 9 and 11, 2013.

Winning three of the four medals for Lufkin include Jamal Jeffrey, who won a gold medal in Triple Jump. Keke Coutee took home a bronze medal for Lufkin in Long Jump and Jacob Batson won a silver medal in the 800M race. The fourth medal went to Sha’Nique Spearman who won bronze in the 800M as well.

The girls’ 400M and 800M relay teams qualified for Area as well. Runners include Ch’Anne Brantley, Chatera Claybon, LaDia Dukes, Ealine Williams and atlernates Haley Futch and Spearman.

Area playoffs will be held in Klein on April 19 and 20, 2013.

By Misty Boggs

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