The Carroll Lady Dragons opened the Class 5A playoffs with a shutout against Arlington Lamar.
Carroll (24-2) scored one goal in the first half and added two in the second half for a 3-0 bi-district round playoff win last Friday at Dragon Stadium. Freshman Grace Cory scored the first goal and Meghan Murphy added a second-half header and leading scorer Sophie Groff added the final goal.
The Lady Dragons advance to meet El Paso Franklin at 12 p.m. Friday at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium.
Dragons Fight Off Lamar
The Carroll Dragons held off Lamar for a 2-1 bi-district playoff win last Friday in the second game of a Carroll playoff soccer doubleheader at Dragon Stadium. The Dragons (19-4-4) were led offensively by goal scorers Andrew Baker and Jack Parrish. Lamar cut the lead in half in the 63rd minute but the Dragons’ defense held.
Carroll advances to face El Paso Bel Air in a Class 5A Region I Area Playoff at 2 p.m. Friday at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium.