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Last Week in Sports 2.12-18

The Lady Dragon soccer team took on the Fossil Ridge Panthers last Wednesday night, defeating them 12-0. This win increases their overall record to 17-0 and their district record to 7-0, sitting first in district play. “LDS has such a great culture,” junior captain Hannah Jordan said. “We always show up for one another and make the most of the time we have together.” Looking ahead, the Lady Dragons begin the second round of district play with hopes to continue their winning streak against the Keller Indians on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Reagan Stovall

 

The Dragon soccer team took on the Fossil Ridge Panthers last Tuesday. They managed to pull away with a tie despite being down 1-0 late in the game. On Feb. 16 they defeated Keller Timber Creek 2-1 win to bring their district record to 3-2-1. “As we start the second round of district we’ve been playing very well, and the results show that,” said head coach Chris Padilla.  “We aim to build on those performances, pish for a district title, and be playing our best soccer come playoff time.”  Looking ahead, the Dragons play Keller, their biggest match of district play, at Dragon Stadium on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Ben Randall

The Dragon basketball team concluded regular season play with an overall record of 21-8 and finished district play 8-4, sitting in third place.  They spent the week preparing for their Bi-District playoff game against Chisholm Trial on Feb. 20 at Birdville High School. The Dragonsloko to advance to the Area round of UIL playoffs.  

 

The Dragon wrestlers competed at the UIL 6A Texas State Championship last week and sophomore Dylan Ota finished the weekend as the 106 lb. UIL 6A State Champion after defeating J. Shipley of Dripping Springs. Sophomore wrestler Cora Hayes competed in the girls state quarterfinals, finishing the weekend 2-2.  

Morgan Brown

Lady Dragon basketball competed against the Trail Blazers from El Paso Americas on February 15. Carroll was named Area champions with a score of 69-41. The Lady Dragons play the Frenship Tigers from Wolfforth, TX in the UIL state quarter-finals on Feb. 20th in the hopes of advancing to the regional tournament.  

Ava Cottingham

Carroll softball went undefeated in the NFCA Leadoff Classic and is 7-0 in preseason play.  “The Bryan trip is that preseason trip [we] look forward to whether you are a player or a coach,” assistant coach Callie Gressett said.  “We get to grow together as a team [and] this year we went undefeated .  It was fun getting to celebrate the successes and adds to the anticipation for this season.” They will play at Coppell on Feb. 20 and then travel to the Allen tournament later this week.  

Photo by J. Wulfert

Contributors: Reagan Stovall, Colton Deraud, James Gray, Matthew Klepikow, Zach Davidson 

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About the Contributors
Reagan Stovall, Dragon Sports Media
Reagan Stovall is currently a junior at Carroll Senior High School and in her second year of being a part of the Dragon Media team. When she’s not doing homework, Reagan is baking, hanging out with friends, or binging Criminal Minds. After graduating, Reagan plans on going into a career in psychology or criminology.
Ava Cottingham, Dragon Sports Media
Ava Cottingham is a junior at Southlake Carroll High School. Before moving to Southlake, Ava lived in Georgia for 10 years. This is her first year in Dragon Media as a sports journalist. When she isn’t writing, Ava is playing club volleyball, watching the Denver Broncos with her dad, working out, or listening to music. Ava hopes to play volleyball in college and eventually work for ESPN in sports journalism.
Morgan Brown, Dragon Sports Media
Morgan Brown is a senior at Carroll Senior High School and this is her fourth year in Dragon Media. She is the editor-in-chief for the 2023-24 yearbook, as well as a member of the new sports media class. When she isn’t out photographing events, she can be found spending time with friends, attending concerts, going on drives, or hanging out in the yearbook room. After graduation, she hopes to attend either the University of Texas or Arizona State.
Ben Randall, Dragon Sports Media
Ben Randall is a sophomore at Carroll Senior High School. He is heading into his second year as part of the Dragon Media team and is planning to be a sports anchor for KDGN broadcasts, as he will write his script in Dragon Media’s newest course, Dragon Sports Media. Ben hopes to attend the University of North Texas in either Jazz Studies or Sports Journalism. His dream is to be synonymous with either being a groundbreaking jazz musician or an iconic voice of any sport. Ben is an active member of Christ Alone Lutheran Church in Keller, Texas; as he ushers, sets up and takes down the equipment, and serves as a confirmed member of the church. When he’s not in the band bleachers on game day, he is either at home relaxing or anywhere around the Metroplex enjoying life with friends and family. His music taste is broad, but he mainly listens to artists such as Isaiah Rashad or the Beastie Boys. The environment and traditions of Carroll is why Ben has loved this district since the sixth grade.