Lufkin heading to LL World Series

Published on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 21:53 - Written by

WACO - The Lufkin Major League All-Stars are headed to the Little League World Series.

Clayton Wigley belted a solo home run in the top of the sixth to help Lufkin, representing Texas East, to a 2-1 victory over San Antonio, representing Texas West, on Wednesday at Marvin Norcross Stadium.

Five years after falling short in the Southwest Regional title game in its inaugural season, Lufkin advanced to the 2017 regional final with an 8-0 win over Eastbank Little League from River Ridge, Louisiana, on Monday night.

Lufkin rallied from a 7-0 deficit to win 11-10 over San Antonio in seven innings on Saturday.