For the first time since 2008, the Carroll Lady Dragons are headed back to Georgetown for the Class 5A state tournament.
The Lady Dragons (29-2), which won the title 2008, face San Antonio Johnson (21-4-3) in a 5A state semifinal at 1 p.m. Friday. The team will depart from Southlake on Thursday morning. The other semifinal features Plano West (26-0-2) vs. Katy Taylor (23-3-2) at 11 a.m.
The tournament will be held at Georgetown ISD’s Birkelbach Field. Fox Sports Southwest will offer a live webcast of the state touranments games. Click here to watch on Friday. This marks Carroll’s fourth trip to the state tournament.
Carroll 4, Marcus 3 – Class 5A Region I Final
The Carroll Lady Dragon soccer team unleashed a dazzling offense in the Class 5A Region I Final at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex.
After falling behind by a goal early, the Lady Dragons rocketed to a 4-1 victory and berth in the 5A state tournament for the first time since 2008. The Lady Dragons’ four answered goals uncapped an attack led by senior standout Sophie Groff.
The South Carolina signee scored two goals while Meghan Murphy and Danielle Dennis added one apiece. The match was tied 1-1 at the half before Murphy’s goal gave the Lady Dragons their first lead with 21 minutes remaining.
The Lady Dragons are making their fourth state tournament appearance and seeking their second state championship after winning the title in 2008.