Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Dragon Soccer Falls to Flower Mound in Area Round

CarrollSoccerLogoKELLER – The Carroll Dragon soccer team’s season came to an end in the Class 6A area round last Friday.

The Dragons lost to Flower Mound on penalty kicks at Keller ISD Stadium. Carroll lost 2-1 and 4-1 on penalty kicks. The Dragons finished the year 11-9-4. In overtime, the Dragons quickly countered Flower Mound’s goal behind a goaly by Ricardo Becerra. JP Magalhaes scored the Dragons’ only penalty kick.




Soccer Season Gets Underway

CarrollSoccerLogoThe Carroll Lady Dragon soccer team opened the season hosting the prestigious National Elite Prep Showcase at Dragon Stadium last week. The Lady Dragons went 2-1 with victories against Arlington Heights and El Camino Real (Calif.). The Lady Dragons play Kingwood Park in the Northwest Tournament at 7 p.m. Thursday. They will also play at 1 and 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 on Saturday.

The boys’ team is currently 0-1-2 on the season and play North Crowley at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Iron Bridge Classic. The Dragons also play at 6 p.m. Friday vs. Denton Ryan and at 1 p.m. Saturday against Timber Creek.




Soccer Update: Lady Dragons Advance to Area Round

CarrollBoysSoccerLogoThe Carroll Lady Dragons exploded with a 5-0 victory against Lamar in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs last Friday at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex. Lady Dragon leading scorer Grace Cory scored two goals and Allie Luna also scored two goals as the team improved to 20-1-1. The Lady Dragons led 3-0 at the half. Natasha Santamaria added one goal. Carroll advances to face Odessa at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium in an area playoff match. Follow the Lady Dragons on Twitter here.

Dragons’ Season Ends vs. Arlington
The Carroll Dragons’ season came to an end last Friday in a 3-2 loss to Arlington in the Class 5a bi-district round at Chisholm Trail High School Stadium. The game was tied at 1-1 at halftime and the Colts scored the game-winning goal with nine minutes left in the game.

Boys Soccer Team Faces Keller Central

The Carroll Dragons host Keller Central at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Dragon Stadium. The Lady Dragons are off and play next Tuesday against Timber Creek. Click on the schedules below to see the remaining district games for both teams.



Dragons Fall To Marcus In Wild Region Semifinal

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS – The Carroll Dragons battled to the waning seconds before losing a heartbreaker to Marcus in the Class 5A Region I semifinal.

The Dragons (21-4-4) fell 4-3 in a game of wild back-and-forth action last Friday that nearly saw the Dragons tie the game at the end of regulation. Carroll fell behind 2-0 in the first half, but battled back to cut the lead in half on a goal by Jack Fuller. But Marcus answered to take a 3-1 lead into halftime.

Carroll’s Tommy Price added a goal on a penalty kick to cut the lead to 3-2, but again Marcus anwsered with its own penalty kick to make it 4-2. Jake Brabham added Carroll’s final goal with 15 minutes remaining. In the final minutes, the Dragons couldn’t capitalize and Marcus saved a potential game-tying goal in the final seconds.

Coppell defeated Marcus 1-0 on Saturday in the Region I Final to advance to the state tournament.


Drama-Filled Afternoon Sends Dragons To Region Tournament

MIDLAND – The Dragons scored in the final two minutes of regulation and edged El Paso Montwood in overtime of a Class 5A Region I Quarterfinal at Grande Communications Stadium. Montwood took the lead late in regulation, but the Dragons answered. Dragon junior midfielder Jack Parrish responded moments after Montwood’s goal with 1:41 to send the game into overtime. Both teams went scoreless in the first 10-minute overtime.

In the second overtime period, Parrish delivered again — this time with the game-winner with four minutes left. The victory will send the Dragons back to Midland later this week to play in the Class 5A Region I tournament. The semifinals will be held Friday at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Grande Communications Stadium. Carroll will play at 4 p.m. vs. the Marcus-Duncanville winner. The Region I title game will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.





Carroll Teams Advance In Playoffs With Area Shutouts

The Carroll Lady Dragons produced a dominating performance against El Paso Franklin in the Class 5A Region I area playoffs Friday at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium.

Carroll scored three goals in the first half and cruised to a 4-0 victory. The Lady Dragons’ earned their 26th victory on the season setting a school record. Carroll advances to the 5A Region I quarterfinals next week and will face Keller Timber Creek, which defeated San Angelo Central Friday afternoon. Julia Dyche led the Lady Dragons with two first-half goals and Grace Cory added the third goal. Meghan Murphy chipped in the final goal in the second half.

Dragons Blank El Paso Bel Air
The Carroll Dragons also advanced with a 1-0 Class 5A Region I area playoff victory against El Paso Bel Air at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium Friday afternoon. After a scoreless first half, freshman forward Duncan Gary produced the game’s only goal. It lifted the Dragons into the Region I Quarterfinals where they will face El Paso Montwood next week.

Soccer Teams Collecting Donations
The Carroll soccer teams are collecting gently-used soccer items, clothing and baby clothes  for the Noel Orphanage, which is the largest orphanage in Rwanda. Items can be donated at the Dragon Stadium concession stand at Tuesday’s Lady Dragon playoff game.



Soccer Update: Lady Dragons Clinch 4-5A Championship

The Carroll Lady Dragon soccer team has clinched the District 4-5A title and two games remain before the state playoffs. Carroll (22-2, 11-1 in 4-5A) plays at Fossil Ridge on Tuesday and hosts Haltom Friday to conclude the regular season. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. Keller is in second place in district at 8-3-1. Sophie Groff leads the team with 23 goals and Julia Dyche leads the team with 15 assists.

Dragon Return To First Place
The Carroll Dragons have rebounded and hold a slight edge on first place in District 4-5A. The Dragons are 8-2-2 in district, just ahead of second-place Keller, which is 8-3-1. Carroll has won back-to-back district games against Northwest (3-0) and Keller (1-0) to move into first. The Dragons host Fossil Ridge on Tuesday and finish district play Friday at Haltom. Both games start at 7 p.m.



Soccer Update: Lady Dragons Drop Richland 5-0

The Carroll Lady Dragon soccer team cruised to a victory last Friday against Richland at Dragon Stadium. Carroll remains in first place in District 4-5A following the 5-0 victory. The Lady Dragons are now 9-1 in district and 20-1 overall. Meghan Murphy led the way offensively with a hat trick for the Lady Dragons. Carroll returns to action this week at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Northwest. Four games remain in district play before the postseason begins.

Dragons Fall On The Road
The Dragon soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss last Friday at Richland. Carroll falls to 6-2-2 in District 4-5A. Carroll hosts Northwest at 7 p.m. Friday at Dragon Stadium. Four games remain in district play. Carroll is tied for third place in district with Richland. Keller is in first place and Keller Central is in second.