Northeast Tarrant

Dragons hockey picks up victory, falls short of city championship

The Carroll Varsity Silver hockey team defeated Frisco by a score of 4-1 last Monday to take one step closer toward a city championship, but lost on Tuesday to Keller by a score of 2-0.

Carroll jumped out to a 1-0 first period lead in the game against Frisco last Monday on a goal from Saunders Penn and assists from Michael Walsh and Louie Gaurino.

The Dragons made it 2-0 late in the second period on a goal from Alexander Carbone on assists from Jacob Ashlock and Scott Joy, and scored again less than two minutes later on an unassisted goal from Carbone as Carroll took a 3-0 lead into the third period.

Frisco broke through early in the third to make it a 3-1 game, but Penn picked up his second goal of the night with 5:14 to play in order to put things away for the Dragons.

Guarino and Walsh picked up the assist on the second Penn goal as well.

Brayden Mullins stopped 20 of 21 shots on goal in the game for Carroll.

Unfortunately for the Varsity Silver team, Tuesday night did not go as well, as the Dragons lost to Keller by a score of 2-0 to finish out the tournament.

Grapevine/Colleyville Heritage loses in a dog fight

The Grapevine/Colleyville Heritage Varsity Silver hockey team lost 5-3 to Denton County in a shootout last Tuesday to bring their hopes of winning a city championship to an end.

Denton County drew first blood in the game, scoring just over two minutes in.

Grapevine/Colleyville Heritage tied it up at the 6:05 mark of the first period on a goal from Hunter Berry with assists from Cole Potter and Sean Horton.

The score was tied 1-1 heading into the second period of play.

Denton County took a two goal lead by the 8:36 mark of the second period, but again, the Varsity Silver team rallied and scored on a goal from Riley Smith to cut the deficit to one.

Berry and Kyle Griffin earned the assists on the Smith goal.

With 58 seconds remaining in the period, Smith scored his second goal of the night on assists from Griffin and Austin Bell to tie the game back up once again.

Following a scoreless third period, Denton County won in a shoot out.