Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Baseball Holds First Place; Softball Nears Playoff Berth

Carroll left-hander Greg Maisto threw a one-hit, complete game shutout Tuesday in a 6-0 victory against Keller Central. Maisto also finished with 13 strikeouts.

Tuesday became rebound day in District 7-5A competition for Dragon baseball and Lady Dragon softball. The Dragons blanked Keller Central 6-0 as left-handed pitcher Greg Maisto threw a one-hitter in a complete-game performance at Dragon Field. Maisto also had 13 strikeouts. Drew Brown led the Dragons with two of their five hits and three RBI. The Dragons also took sole possession of first place in 7-5A with Saginaw’s victory against Fossil Ridge. Carroll (16-9, 9-3) returns to action at 7 p.m. Friday at Saginaw. The victory was a needed lift for the Dragons after suffering a loss last Friday at Coppell.

Lady Dragons Silence Saginaw
The Lady Dragons bounced back after two district losses with a 6-1 victory against Saginaw. Carroll improved to 8-5 in 7-5A. The Lady Dragons are in fourth place in 7-5A and have a one-game lead on fifth-place Coppell. The top four teams advance to the postseason. Carroll can clinch a playoff berth with a victory Friday in the regular season finale at 7 p.m. vs. Denton Guyer at Bob Jones Park in Southlake. The Lady Dragons had 12 hits in the win against Saginaw and were led by Alex Schneider’s three hits, including two triples. Lauren Heintzelman also led Carroll with three RBI. Schneider picked up the victory on the mound and had seven strikeouts.