AUBREY – The Carroll Dragon soccer team performed big with the season on the line.
The Dragons earned a 3-2 victory with an impressive performance in the shootout against McKinney Boyd in a Class 6A bi-district round playoff. The game was played at newly-opened Denton Braswell High School.
Carroll outshot Boyd 4-2 in the shootout and scored on its first four shot attempts. Dragon goalie Harrison Pustilnik preserved the victory with clutch stops against Boyd. Carroll shootout goals were scored by Calvin Herd, Michael Parrish, Nat Kajiwara and Kian Khailian. The Dragons improved to 15-3-3 with the victory. During regulation, Kajiwara and Chase Reynolds scored goals.
The Dragons advance to meet Killeen Harker Heights in an area-round playoff on Thursday. The game will be played at Waco ISD Stadium at 8 p.m. It will be part of a Carroll soccer playoff doubleheader as the Lady Dragons face Belton at 6 p.m.