Sunday, September 19, 2021

Lady Dragons Race Past Weatherford, Advance to Area Round

FORT WORTH – The Carroll Lady Dragon basketball team got off a great start to the Class 5A playoffs.

The Lady Dragons (25-3) used a big fourth quarter surge to advance past Weatherford 51-30 Monday in a bi-district playoff at Saginaw’s Chisholm Trail High School. Carroll advances to face Tuesday’s El Paso El Dorado-Midland winner in the area playoffs later this week.

Carroll held a two-point lead entering the second half and eventually took command by outscoring Weatherford 22-7 in the fourth quarter. The Lady Dragons were led by Kennedy Leonard’s 12 points. Madison Drescher added 10 and Gretchen Morrison scored nine. The Lady Dragons, undefeated champions of District 4-5A, held Weatherford to 10 or fewer points in each quarter.