Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hoops Update: Girls Clinch Share Of District Crown

The Carroll Lady Dragons clinched at least a co-championship in District 4-5A with a victory last Friday against Fossil Ridge. The Lady Dragons are 12-1 in district and can earn the title outright with a victory Tuesday at home against Haltom. Carroll holds a one-game lead over second-place Richland. Last Friday, Carroll earned a 63-42 victory and were led by Gretchen Morrison’s game-high 24 points. Kennedy Leonard added 15 points and Kami Mickens added 10. The Lady Dragons raced to a 23-7 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in the 21-point victory and posted their 11th consecutive victory. Carroll tips off at 6:30 Tuesday.

Dragons Slip Against Fossil Ridge
Carroll fell to 5-6 in District 4-5A with a 51-43 setback against Fossil Ridge last Friday. The Dragons(16-13) are now tied for fourth place with Fossil Ridge in district with three games remaining. The top four teams advance to the playoffs. Carroll was led by Brett Jolly and Spencer Tietjen, who each scored nine apiece. Daniel Brown had seven. Carroll entered the fourth quarter trailing by four after the game was tied at halftime. Carroll’s final three games are against Haltom, Keller Central and Keller Timber Creek. The Dragons host Haltom at 8 p.m. Tuesday.