Sunday, January 24, 2021

Lady Dragons Eyeing District Title

Lady Dragons senior guard Kami Mickens scored a team-high 13 points in Tuesday's victory against Keller.

The Carroll Lady Dragons’ basketball team recorded a key District 4-5A victory Tuesday against Keller. The Lady Dragons defeated Keller 49-44 and moved to 11-1 with two games remaining in district play. Carroll (17-7 overall) produced the seperation in the first half building a 15-point lead and held off a Keller second-half rally. The Lady Dragons were led by guard Kami Mickens and Kennedy Leonard. Mickens scored 13 points and Leonard had 12. Savannah Nauwelaers added eight points. The Lady Dragons hold a one-game lead over Richland at 10-2. Keller is in third place at 9-3. Carroll travels to face Fossil Ridge at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Dragons Edged By Keller
Carroll suffered a close setback Tuesday at home against Keller. The Dragons fell 49-46 and dropped to 5-5 in District 4-5A as they battle for one of the four playoff berths. Four games remain in district play and the Dragons (16-12)  are in fourth place, one game ahead of Keller Timber Creek. Carroll travels to meet Fossil Ridge at 8 p.m. Friday. Against Keller, the Dragons were led by Daniel Brown’s 14 points. Cole Partyka and Spencer Tietjen each scored nine apiece.