Saturday, August 17, 2019

Around The Horn: Carroll Teams Suffer 7-5A Setbacks

The first-place Carroll Dragons had their six-game district win streak snapped last Friday. The Dragons fell 13-3 at Coppell but remain tied for first in District 7-5A with Fossil Ridge. Before suffering the loss, Carroll (15-9-1) rolled off victories against Coppell, Keller Central, Saginaw, Denton Guyer, Fossil Ridge, Keller and Northwest to overcome a 1-2 district start. Carroll returns to action at 4 p.m. Tuesday when the Dragons host Keller Central. Third baseman Kenny Hill was one of the Dragons’ top hitters with home runs in his past two games.  On the mound, pitcher Greg Maisto had 13 strikeouts last week in a 2-0 victory against Northwest.
Remaining Schedule:
4 p.m., Tuesday, April 17 vs. Keller Central @CSHS
7 p.m., Friday, April 20 @ Saginaw
4 p.m., Friday, April 27 vs. Denton Guyer @CSHS

Lady Dragon Softball Team Vying For Playoff Spot
The Lady Dragons suffered their second consecutive loss last Friday 5-3 to Keller Central. Carroll fell to 12-7 overall and 7-5 in District 7-5A. The Lady Dragons are tied for fourth place in 7-5A with Coppell with two district games remaining. Carroll plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Saginaw and hosts Denton Guyer on Friday at Bob Jones Park to end the regular season. In the loss to Central, Lady Dragon Katelyn Vinson led the team at the plate with two hits, including a triple. The Lady Dragons rallied with two runs in the bottom of the seventh but fell short.
Remaining Schedule:
7 p.m., Tuesday, April 17 @ Saginaw
7 p.m., Friday, April 20 vs. Denton Guyer @ Bob Jones Park