The Carroll Lady Dragon softball team is two weeks into the 2017 season.
The Lady Dragons are posting impressive results. Carroll is 8-4-1 after two tournaments, and won or tied its first eight games.
Carroll posted a 4-0 shutout of Rudder on Saturday. The Lady Dragons held Rudder to two hits as Allie Nuenke went five innings and had five strikeouts.
Madison Cashon and Elizabeth Egel each had two hits apiece. Cashon also had two RBI.
Follow the Lady Dragons this season on Gamechanger by clicking here. The Lady Dragons open District 5-6A play Tuesday at Flower Mound at 7 p.m.
Carroll finished second overall at the Region I meet on Thursday and qualified for the state meet. The team shot 303 and 313 for a 616 total. The team was led by Leah Meza and Adriana Morillo. Both golfers shot a two-day total of 150. Ellie Youree shot 157, Allison Alonzo finished at 159 and Lexi Smith shot 185.
The Lady Dragons join two Dragon boys bound for state. The state tournament will be held April 28-29 in Austin.
Tuesday produces a key District 4-5A matchup for the Carroll Lady Dragon softball team. The Lady Dragons host Northwest at 5:30 p.m. at Carroll Senior High School. Carroll needs a victory to stay in the hunt for a playoff berth.
The Lady Dragons fell 8-1 to Richland last Friday to fall to 5-5 in district play. Four games remain in district play and the top four teams advance to the playoffs.
Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball senior standout Cat McCoy has received national recognition.
McCoy has been chosen Under Armour First-Team All-America and will play in a nationally-televised match and skills competition during the NCAA Final Four in Seattle. McCoy, a libero who has signed with the University of Texas, is one of four Texans on the 24-player First-Team All-America list. The match will be played Dec. 20 at Key Arena.
McCoy helped lead the Lady Dragons to a 48-2 record this season and a Class 5A state semifinalist finish.
The night will be dedicated to “Dig Pink: Keep Calm and Fight On.” The message is built around breast cancer awareness, education and patient services and all proceeds will benefit the Side Out Program. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll Senior High School gymnasium. The Lady Dragons face Fossil Ridge in District 4-5A action and special T-shirts will be available for purchase. The Lady Dragons encourage all of Dragon Nation and the community to come out and help support the cause.
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