The Tigers will square off next Friday evening at 7:30pm against the Newton Eagles from District 12-AAA @ Lufkin’s Abe Martin Stadium in the quartefinal round of the Conference AAA, Region3, Division 2, Texas UIL football playoffs.
The Tigers are the HOME team. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6 for students.
The Tigers reach the “Elite 8” for the first time since 2013 and will come into the game sporting a 9-3-1 record while defending AAAD2 state champion and currently ranked number one Newton comes in at 13-0.
The Tigers lead this series 2-1 with Daingerfield winning in consecutive years in 2008 and 2009 while en route to back-to-back state championship titles. Newton’s solo win came in the 1998 state championship game.
Abe Martin Stadium is located at 308 Medford Drive in Lufkin and has a seating capacity of 11,000.
Good luck to the Tigers! #GOBIGBLUE