Sunday, September 27, 2020

Dragons Sweep SA Central, Reach Region Semis

CaseyAUSTIN – The Carroll Dragons are bound for the Class 5A Region I semifinals after their second consecutive series sweep.

The Dragons (30-4) completed a region quarterfinal sweep Saturday against San Angelo Central to advance to meet Flower Mound this week. Carroll won the series opener 3-2 and and capped weekend with 6-4 victory at Concordia University. The Dragons were led by outstanding pitching and clutch hits to move to 5-0 in the postseason.

In Game 1, relief pitcher Cooper Westland earned the victory and Michael Basler claimed the save leaving the bases loaded in the seventh. Second baseman Drew Davis provided the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth. Kevin Cramer tied the game at 1-1 with a single in the fifth.

The Game 2, Cramer started on the mound went six innings for the victory and Joe Heineman earned the save. Nic Motley had a solo home run and Barry Casey had two hits and three RBI.

Carroll vs. Flower Mound – Region I Semifinals
Game 1: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Flower Mound
Game 2: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Carroll
Game 3: (if necessary) 1 p.m. Saturday at Dallas Baptist University
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