The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team raced out to a 9-1 start and a 5th place finish at the Pearland Tournament before falling to Plano last Tuesday and then finishing 2nd at the Allen Tournament. The host school, Allen claimed the championship and the Lady Dragons took 2nd. Currently the Lady Dragons sit with a 16-3 record and a No. 3 ranking in all major polls. On Thursday, Aug. 27 Carroll will play a single match at home vs. Abilene at 5 p.m. before the tourney fun continues this weekend at the PSA Tournament. Play begins at 9 a.m. vs. Plano East, 11:30 a.m. vs. Grapevine, 2 p.m. vs. Highland Park and a crossover match either 5:15 or 6:45 – all on Friday at the Plano Sports Arena.
Dragon Tennis has opened the season with one of the state’s toughest schedules, opening with a loss to the 5A State Champion Grapevine 10-9 and suffering 2 losses to a 6A state semi-finalist in Plano West. The Dragons have responded nicely with bounce back wins over Midland, Lubbock, Keller and 6A powerhouse Allen. Up next the 5-3 Dragons return to play on Tuesday, Sept. 1 with a match at home vs. Richland at 4 p.m.