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11/24/04-East Texas

Longview, Lufkin Meet Again In Playoffs

When the Longview Lobos and Lufkin Panthers scrimmaged before the season, both coaches thought it would be nice to see their old district rival again.

Fast forward to week three of the playoffs. Undefeated Longview will meet undefeated Lufkin on Saturday.

It's the sixty-third meeting between the former district rivals. Both teams are undefeated, state-ranked, and looking forward to Saturday's game.

"We know quite a bit about each other," Longview coach John King says. "If you can't get excited about this one, you can't get excited a

"We have more and better athletes than they do," Lufkin quarterback Jacovey Smallwood says. " We're

This is the sixth time the two teams have played in the last three years. Lufkin has won the last eight matchups.

Reid Kerr (rkerr@kltv.com) reporting.

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