Lufkin scored 12 points over the final five minutes Friday night as the Panthers edged Magnolia 24-18 in a District 8-5A (Div. I) contest at Bulldog Stadium.
Mitch Hall scored on a 15-yard run with 5:30 left in the game to put Magnolia up 18-12. That lead lasted about 20 seconds as Lufkin quarterback Jordan Moore hooked up with Kelton Wright on a 68-yard score to take the lead for good.
Magnolia (3-2, 1-1) got two rushing touchdowns and a team-best 182 yards by Hall. Cedric Harris added a 3-yard rushing score for the Bulldogs.
Travis Moore threw for 89 yards, 84 of which went to Ben Renfro.
Lufkin entered the week No. 5 in the Class 5A Division I poll.
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