Thursday, March 23, 2023

Lady Dragon Softball Team’s Playoff Bid Falls Short

CARROLLTON – The Lady Dragon softball team’s playoffs hopes ended Saturday.

The Lady Dragons lost 4-3 at Hebron ending the chances of a postseason bid in the final game of the season. Carroll finished the year 16-12-1 overall and 7-7 in District 5-6A.

Carroll rallied to cut the lead in the seventh with two runs, but fell short. Riley Carter led the Lady Dragons with two hits. Kelly Shackleford suffered the defeat on the mound for Carroll going 4.1 innings.

Gaby Garcia and Katie Gee each added one RBI for Carroll. Gee and Allie Nuenke also hit doubles.

Hebron broke a 1-1 with two runs in the bottom of the third inning.

Lady Dragon Softball Hosts Byron Nelson Tuesday

The Carroll Lady Dragon softball will look to stop a two-game losing streak Tuesday vs. Byron Nelson.

The Lady Dragons have lost back-to-back District 5-6A games to Marcus and Lewisville by a combined three runs.

Carroll is 10-8-1 overall and earned its first district victory 11-0 vs. Trinity on March 7.

First pitch against Byron Nelson is 7 p.m.

Lady Dragons Conclude District Action Tuesday

The Carroll Lady Dragons will complete District 5-6A action on Tuesday with a title on the line.

With a victory, the Lady Dragons will clinch at least a share of the district title. If Hebron wins, the teams will finish as Co-Champions. The teams are tied for first and split their head-to-head matchups in district – each winning on the road.

Carroll plays at Trinity on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Lady Dragons are 37-6 overall and 12-1 in district.

Lady Dragon Track Results Week of March 26

The following are results from the Lady Dragons’ two meets last week at Plano West and the Texas Relays in Austin…

Elizabeth Bryant–100 Meter Dash–4th, Long Jump–5th
Ariana Brown–200 Meter Dash–5th
Taylor Ullmann–800 Meter Run–4th
Lauren Berry–1600 Meter Run–1st, 3200 Meter Run–5th
Maddie Keen–1600 Meter Run–4th
Morgan Baulier–3200 Meter Run–1st
Annie Fillers–3200 Meter Run–5th
Kyleigh Compton–100 M Hurdles–6th, Triple Jump–3rd
4 x 200 Meter Relay–6th–Mika Ryan, Danielle Dennis, Rebecca Gordon, Ariana Brown
4 x 200 Meter Relay–4th–Danielle Dennis, Taylor Ullmann, Mika Ryan, Kelsey Welding
Dana Pahanish–High Jump–3rd
Chelsea Mayberry–Pole Vault–1st

Kami Mickens–20th–100 Meter
Lauren Harris–22nd–100 M Hurdles
Courtney Kriegshauser–10th–3,200 Meters
Shelby Chapin–16th–3,200 Meters
Felice Johnson–13th–1,600 Meters
Sarah Roe–19–1,600 Meters
4 x 100 Meter Relay–Tiffany Megwa, Elizabeth Bryant, Kami Mickens, Nicole Casonhua–43
4 x 200 Meter Relay–Kyra Maryland, Allie Christmann, Nicole Casonhua, Bailey Farmer–47
4 x 400 Meter Relay–Nicole Casonhua, Danielle Dennis, Kami Mickens, Bailey Farmer–22
Sprint Medley–Kyra Maryland, Allie Christmann, Sarah Robinson, Rachel Harper–13
Distance Medley–Felice Johnson, Kami Mickens, Katie Burnham, Courtney Kriegshauser–4
4 x 800 Relay–Allison Naval, Katie Burnham, Rachel Harper, Sarah Cory –13


Playoff News: Carroll Teams Gear For First-Round Matchups

The Carroll Lady Dragons head into next week’s playoffs on the strength of a 5-1 victory Thursday at Denton Guyer. The victory earned the Lady Dragons the District 7-5A Co-Championship with Fossil Ridge. Carroll finished the regular season 23-2-1 and 11-2-1 in 7-5A. Leading scorer Sophie Groff scored three goals. The Lady Dragons head into the Class 5A playoffs and meet Hebron on Tuesday, April 3 at Denton High School.

Dragons Finish Second In 7-5A
Meanwhile, the Dragons wrapped up their regular season against Denton Guyer on Senior Night Thursday. The game ended in a 0-0 tie and the Dragon finish as the No. 2 seed in District 7-5A. Sophomore goalkeeper Turner Roberts produced a game-saving stop on a penalty kick with 1:20 left in the game. The Dragons finished the regular season 15-6-4 and 10-3-1 in district. Carroll, the 5A defending state champions, open the playoffs against Marcus at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at Northwest High School.

Lady Dragon Track Runs To First At Relays

The Carroll Lady Dragon track team is coming off a great performance last week at the Carrollton Farmers Branch Relays. The results are below and additionally there are several Lady Dragons holding spots in the top 10 in the state.  Courtney Kriegshauser (#4 –800, #1 1600), Shelby Chapin (# 5 —3200, 8 1600), Felice Johnson (# 2  —-1600, #8–3200), Kami Mickens (#6—400 M) 4 x 100 Relay (#9) 4 x 200 (#10) 4 x 400 (#6)  High Jump Kyra Maryland (T#6). 

The Lady Dragons return to competition at Plano West Thursday, March 29.

Lady Dragons Track 2012 Schedule

3200-V 1st Place Felice Johnson

             2nd Place Shelby Chapin

3200- JV  1—Allison Naval

                2—Lauren Berry

               3—Annie Fillers

               4—Morgan Baulier

               5—Laura Lashus

               6—Maddie Keen

4×100 V—2nd  48.47  (New School Record)  Tiffany Megwa, Elizabeth Bryant, Kami Mickens, Maiya Burns

 4×100 JV—6th Kelly Covert, Rebecca Gordon, Peyton Smith, Ariana Brown

800 V M Run—4th Katie Burnham

800 JV M Run—1st Christine Knowlton

                             2nd Amelia Ahner

                             4th Samantha Young

                            5th Kelsey Welding

100 M Hurdles V—6th Lauren Harris

100 M Hurdles JV—4th Dana Pahanish

100 M Dash 4—4th Maiya Burns

4 x 200 M Relay JV—3rd  Kelly Covert, Rebecca Gordon, Mika Ryan, Ariana Brown

400 M Run V—2nd Kami Mickens

                           5th Bailey Farmer

400 M Run JV—1st Taylor Henderson

300 M Hurdles JV—2nd Dana Pahanish

200 M Dash JV—1st Ariana Brown

1600 M Run V—1st Sarah Cory

                             3rd Taylor Ullman

                             4th Vicki Bottorff

1600 M Run JV—1st  Lauren Berry

                              2nd Morgan Baulier

                              3rd Annie Fillers

                              4th Allison Naval

                              5th Maddie Keen

                              6th Laura Lashus


4 x 400 Relay  1st Nicole Casonhua, Danielle Dennis, Kami Mickens, Bailey Farmer

4 x 400 Relay 1st  Kelly Covert, Kelsey Welding, Taylor Henderson, Mika Ryan


High Jump V  2nd Kyra Maryland

                        5th Kennedy Leonard

High Jump JV—2nd Dana Pahanish

Pole Vault V—4th Chelsea Mayberry

Pole Vault JV—1st Sarah Meinz

Long Jump V—6th  Elizabeth Bryant

Long Jump JV—3rd Peyton Smith

                            4th Sarah Meinz

Currently Ranked in the Top 10 in the Region:

100 Tiffany Megwa and Maiya Burns

400  Kami Mickens and Bailey Farmer

800 Courtney Kriegshauser

1600 & 3200 Courtney Kriegshauser, Felice Johnson, Shelby Chapin

100 Hurdles  Lauren Harris

300 Hurdles and Long Jump Sarah Robinson

4×100 Relay, 4 x 200 Relay Team, 4 x 400 Relay Team

High Jump Kyra Maryland

Triple Jump Kyleigh Compton

Lady Dragon Softball Soars With District Victories

The Carroll Lady Dragon softball team picked up a huge win last Friday 4-3 against Denton Guyer. The victory moved the Lady Dragons to 5-2 in District 7-5A and 10-4 overall. Carroll is tied for third place with Guyer. Carroll pitcher Christina Andrews picked up the victory as Guyer was held to six hits. Earlier in the week, Carroll blanked Saginaw 12-0.

The Lady Dragons return to action Tuesday when they host Fossil Ridge at 7 p.m. at Bob Jones Park. On Friday the Lady Dragons play at 7 p.m. at Keller, which is currently tied for first in district.


Lady Dragon Earns All-Star Game Selection

Carroll Lady Dragon senior basketball standout Kayla Reinhart has been chosen to play in the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star Game in July. Reinhart, who was selected Class 5A all-state, was an integral part of the Lady Dragons this season before suffering a knee injury. Reinhart was a member of the Lady Dragons’ varsity for three years and averaged 15.2 points per game this season.

Soccer News: Carroll Teams Earn 7-5A Victories

The Carroll Lady Dragons earned their 20th victory of the season with a 4-1 win Monday against Northwest. The Lady Dragons also moved to 8-2 in District 7-5A.  Carroll moves to a big match Friday night when its hosts rival Coppell at 7:30 p.m. at Dragon Stadium. Four games remain in district play. The Carroll Dragon boys’ team also picked up a key victory Monday knocking off Northwest 1-0. The Dragons are 12-6-3 overall and 7-3 in District 7-5A.