The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team begins its season Aug. 14 at Clear Falls. It will be a quick tuneup before the team begins play in a competitive field of the Pearland Tournament. Carroll, which went 47-4 last season, will enter the tournament as the No. 1 seed. The field also includes defending Class 5A champion Coppell. Read more about the tournament on the Houston Chronicle.
Stripling Makes All-Star Appearance
Former Dragon pitcher Ross Stripling continues to make his rise in the minor leagues. Stripling pitched in the Double A Southern League All-Star Game on July 17. Stripling went one-third inning of relief and had one walk in his team’s 6-0 loss. Follow Stripling’s season here. He plays for Chattanooga in the LA Dodgers organization.
Lacrosse Player Commits To UNC
Carroll’s Zack Kissick, a standout lacrosse player, has commited to the University of North Carolina, according to insidelacrosse.com. Kissick is a sophomore-to-be.
The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team delivered another impressive playoff performance Tuesday. Carroll defeated Lubbock Coronado 3-1 in a Class 5A Region I Quarterfinal match at Vernon High School.
The No. 2-ranked Lady Dragons dropped Coronado (37-6) in four games — 25-14, 22-25, 25-15 and 25-21 — to advance to the 5A Region I Tournament in Glen Rose. Carroll (47-3) will face Colleyville Heritage at 6 p.m. Friday at Tiger Arena in Glen Rose. The winner faces the winner of Arlington-Coppell in the Region I final at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tiger Arena. The region champion advances to the state tournament.
The Carroll Lady Dragons’ volleyball team concludes the District 4-5A schedule on Tuesday when they host Keller Central at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Lady Dragons are 42-3 overall and 13-0 in 4-5A. The Lady Dragons are coming off a three-game sweep of Northwest last Friday – 25-22, 25-14, 25-16.
The Lady Dragons, who have clinched the 4-5A title, are also gearing toward the Class 5A playoffs which begin Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 29-30.
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