Friday, October 22, 2021

Lady Dragon Softball Stays in Playoff Hunt with Victory Over Nelson

TROPHY CLUB – The Carroll Lady Dragons picked up an important District 5-6A win last Thursday to stay in the playoff hunt.

Carroll defeated Byron Nelson 8-1 and improved to 15-11-1 overall and 6-6 in district.

The Lady Dragons trailed 1-0 before a three-run third inning gave them the lead for good. Carroll added two runs in the fifth inning and three in the seventh. Carroll was led at the plate by Abigail Stuart and Katie Gee, who each had two hits apiece. Brooke Martin led the Lady Dragons with two RBI.

Kelly Shackleford earned the victory on the mound for the Lady Dragons and tossed a complete game.

The Lady Dragons will look for another victory when they host L.D. Bell Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Lady Dragon Pitcher Tosses No-Hitter vs. Trinity

EULESS – Carroll Lady Dragon softball pitcher Allie Nuenke won’t forget Tuesday’s special outing.

Nuenke tossed a no-hitter as the Lady Dragons defeated Trinity 18-1. Nuenke went five innings (run-rule shortened game) and had seven strikeouts.

The Lady Dragons were led at the plate by Gaby Garcia, who had four hits and five RBI. Avery Zeigler had three hits and Brooke Martin had three RBI.

Carroll held a 9-1 lead after three innings before unloading a nine-run fourth inning.

The Lady Dragons improved to 14-9-1 overall and 5-4 in District 5-6A.

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Lady Dragon Soccer Produces Dramatic Finish in Playoff Opener

CARROLLTON – The Carroll Lady Dragon soccer team battled tough winds and McKinney Boyd in the Class 6A bi-district round Thursday.

The Lady Dragons earned a 2-1 overtime victory thanks to a game-winning goal by Alli Gardner with 45 seconds left in the second overtime. It was Gardner’s second goal of the night.

The teams fought 25 mph winds at Hebron High School’s Hawk Stadium and were tied 1-1 at the end of regulation. Gardner gave the Lady Dragons a 1-0 lead in the first half.

Carroll, ranked No. 4 in the nation, advances to the area round and will face Friday’s Belton-Cedar Hill winner next week with a site to be determined. Carroll’s playoff game will be played either Thursday or Friday due to STAAR testing next week.

The Lady Dragons finished as District 5-6A’s No. 1 seed and McKinney Boyd was the No. 4 seed from 6-6A.

Carroll improves to 18-1-2 overall.

Walk-Off Win: Lady Dragon Softball Saves Best for Last

The Carroll Lady Dragon softball team earned an important District 5-6A victory Tuesday at home.

In the midst of a deficit all night, the Lady Dragons rose to the occasion with a five-run seventh inning for a dramatic 11-10 comeback victory against Byron Nelson.

The Lady Dragons entered the final inning trailing 10-6. Katie Gee delivered the game-winner with a walk-off double driving in two runs.

Abigail Stuart had four RBI and went 3-for-4. The Lady Dragons finished with 12 hits.

Byron Nelson led 6-4 after three innings and 10-6 after five innings. Carroll improved to 11-8-1 and plays at L.D. Bell on Friday at 7 p.m.

Lady Dragon Offense Comes Alive vs. Colleyville Heritage

The Carroll Lady Dragon softball team stopped a two-game losing streak with a dramatic home victory Saturday.

The Lady Dragons defeated Colleyville Heritage 16-9 to improve to 9-6-1 overall this season. It stopped a two-game losing streak to Flower Mound and Eaton.

Carroll was led by Abigail Stuart who had three hits and four RBI. The Lady Dragons trailed 9-5 entering the bottom of the fifth when they unleashed 11 unanswered runs. In the fifth the Lady Dragons scored four and then added seven more in the sixth.

The Lady Dragons finished with 13 hits and held Heritage scoreless in the top of the seventh for the victory.

Carroll returns to action in District 5-6A play Tuesday at home vs. Trinity at 7 p.m.

Carroll Lady Dragon Swimmers Win Non-TISCA Swim Championships

A small ground up Carroll Varsity swimmers and the entire Carroll JV Swim Team competed against nine other Varsity Teams from the Dallas/Forth Worth area at the Mansfield Aquatic Center.

Top 6 Team Scores:


1.  Southlake Carroll       439
2.  Mansfield Legacy       274
3.  Mansfield Summit       246
4. Mansfield Lake Ridge   218
5.  Mansfield                   144
6.  Northwest Eaton         123


1.  Mansfield                   366
2.  Mansfield Lake Ridge   293
3.  Southlake Carroll        246
4.  Mansfield legacy         221
5.  Duncanville                158
6.  Arlington Seguin         151 

Top 6 relays for the Dragons included:
2nd  200 med relay  2:07.21 with Morgan Dyson, Pauline Ritter, Alice Tsai and Natalie Owens
4th 200 med relay  1:57.06 with Reid Klein, Jacob Ross, Tyler Kingston and Sergei Vatinyan
1st 200 free relay  1:51.10 with Natalie Owens, Elena Wilson, Jackie Jones and Thao Nguyen
6th 200 free relay 2:02.50 with Erin Vanderbush, Camryn Moore, Devan Zenuk and Julianne Handy
6th 200 free relay 1:46.51 with Joe Elieson, Mark Li, Reid Klein and Jacob Ammerman
1st 400 free relay 4:03.75 with Jackie Jones, Morgan Dyson, Alice Tsai and Elena Wilson
6th 400 free relay 4:25.63 with Erin Vanderbush, Xandi Dunn, Pauline Ritter and Valerie Anderson
3rd 400 free relay 3:49.69 with Sergei Vatinyan, Jacob Ross, Tyler Kingston and Jacob Ammerman

Individual Top 8 finishes for the Dragons included:
Morgan Dyson 3rd 200 free  2:11.98
Tyler Kingston 7th 200 free  2:07.46
Alice Tsai  2nd 200 IM  2:27.83
Jackie Jones 6th 200 IM  2:36.91
Pauline Ritter 7th 200 IM  2:38.85
Jacob Ammerman  8th 200 IM  2:36.42
Elena Wilson 1st  50 free  27.17
Sergei Vatinyan  1st  50 free  24.53
Alice Tsai  1st  100 fly  1:04.91
Olivia Miller  3rd  100 fly 1:12.10
Valerie Anderson 4th 100 fly 1:12.53
Thao Nguyen  5th 100 fly 1:13.75
Erin Koh  8th 100 fly 1:14.72
Tyler Kingston 6th 100 fly  1:01.00
Jacob Ross  8th 100 fly  1:02.31
Natalie Owens  2nd  100 free  1:00.44
Elena Wilson 6th 100 free  1:02.32
Jackie Jones 8th 100 free  1:02.85
Sergei Vatinyan  5th 100 free   57.15
Morgan Dyson 5th 500 free  5:57.31
Mark Li  2nd 100 back  1:05.89
Pauline Ritter  4th 100 breast  1:19.38
Valerie Anderson 5th 100 breast 1:21.58
Xandi Dunn  6th 100 breast 1:22.20
Jacob Ross  3rd  100 breast 1:11.87

Lady Dragon Volleyball Headed to Region Tourney After Sweep

LAKE DALLAS – The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team continued its outstanding postseason play Tuesday.

The Lady Dragons earned their second consecutive playoff sweep winning 3-0 against Allen in the Class 6A Region I quarterfinal at Lake Dallas High School. Carroll won 25-13, 25-21 and 25-21 to advance to the Region I tournament.

Carroll (42-6) will face El Paso Coronado at 8 p.m. in Glen Rose. The other regional semifinal matches Hebron vs. Keller. The winners of both games meet in the Region I final on Saturday with a berth to the state tournament on the line.

The Lady Dragons celebrated a victory Tuesday night and on Wednesday morning seven senior signed scholarships.



Lady Dragon Volleyball Keeps Rolling in District Action

The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team continues its hot streak in District 5-6A action.

The Lady Dragons are 33-5 overall and 8-0 in district and play at Lewisville on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Carroll is coming off a sweep against L.D. Bell on Tuesday. The Lady Dragons won 25-17, 25-12 and 25-16.

Next Tuesday, the Lady Dragons will host middle school night on Tuesday at CSHS. All Carroll and Dawson Middle School teams will be announced on the court between games. The night will include prizes and giveaways. Wear a Lady Dragon camp T-shirt or jersey with jeans. It will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Lady Dragon Volleyball Stays Undefeated in District 5-6A

The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team remained perfect in District 5-6A action last week.

The Lady Dragons swept Marcus on Tuesday and Flower Mound on Friday to improve to 30-5 overall and 5-0 in district. Last Friday’s victory against Flower Mound was 25-14, 25-17 and 25-16.

Carroll travels to face Byron Nelson on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Follow the Lady Dragons on Twitter @LadyDragonVball.