Headline from KTRE TV “Lufkin Wins!” All-Stars beat California
5-2 to advance to World Championship at JLWS
By Caleb Beames, Sports Director
Lufkin was able to bring home a second straight U.S. Championship with Little League baseball, this time at the Junior League World Series. The team beat California 5-2 in the U.S. Championship game.
The U.S. Championship was a rematch of a game a few days earlier against California. The first game saw Lufkin win 2-0 on a complete game shutout by Mark Requena. Lufkin would end up being the away team in the title game.
It didn’t take long for the scoring to (Go Here for the Complete Story at KTRE TV SPORTS)