PROSPER – For the second consecutive week, the Carroll Dragons found a special performance in the deciding Game 3 of a playoff series.
Carroll defeated rival Coppell 3-2 last Saturday at Prosper High School in the Class 6A Region I quarterfinals. The Dragons won Games 1 and 3 in the series. Carroll (26-7) advances to face Arlington Martin the Region I semifinals beginning Thursday.
Dragon sophomore pitcher Kole Ramage delivered again in a win-or-go-home scenario. He pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts and allowed three hits. He also defeated Hebron in Game 3 in the previous round.
At the plate, senior catcher Nic Motley provided a two-run home run in the third inning to spark the Dragon offense.
Carroll vs. Arlington Martin – Class 6A Region I Semifinals
Game 1: 7 p.m. Thursday, QuikTrip Park, Grand Prairie
Game 2: 7 p.m. Friday, QuikTrip Park
Game 3: (if necessary) 1 p.m., Arlington Heights HS