ROCKWALL – The Carroll Dragons went on the road for the first time this season and held off Rockwall 30-23.
The Dragons finished their non-district schedule 2-1 and have a bye this week before starting District 5-6A play at Flower Mound on Sept. 23.
Carroll and Rockwall went back-and-forth during the first half as the Dragons held a 14-10 lead after the first quarter. The game was tied 23-23 at half and the Dragons defense produced a shutout in the second half.
Dragon senior quarterback Mason Holmes was 19-for-28 with 296 yards passing and had one TD pass and one interception. Holmes also led the team in rushing with eight carries for 88 yards.
Cade Bell led the Dragons in receiving with seven catches for 133 yards. Robert Barnes had one TD catch and running back Audricke Gaines (55 yards, 2 TDs) produced go-ahead TD on a nine-yard run in the third quarter.