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Southlake Carroll, Colleyville Heritage, Argyle; Who’s the best UIL baseball team in 2019?

Southlake Carroll punches final out to win second straight state title

The Dragons took care of Fort Bend Ridge Point 17-0 in five inning to win their second straight title and fourth overall.
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The Dragons took care of Fort Bend Ridge Point 17-0 in five inning to win their second straight title and fourth overall.

THE VOTES ARE IN!

Colleyville Heritage is the best UIL baseball team in Dallas-Fort Worth for the 2019 season. The Panthers beat out Southlake Carroll and Argyle. All three teams won state titles in Austin and Round Rock in early June.

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For the second straight season, DFW reigns supreme in UIL high school baseball.

DFW took home state titles in the top 3 classifications at Austin’s UFCU Disch-Falk Field and Round Rock’s Dell Diamond; Carroll, Heritage and Argyle.

Carroll (33-11) and Argyle (40-1-1) won back-to-back state titles while Heritage (39-3) won its first. Eaton won the 5A title in 2018.

The Panthers had 18 hits to beat Georgetown 14-2 in six innings to capture the program's first UIL baseball state title.

All three teams: Carroll, Heritage and Argyle won a game via run-rule during this year’s UIL state tournament. Carroll defeated Fort Bend Ridge Point 17-0 (5) in the 6A championship, Heritage beat Georgetown 14-2 (6) in the 5A championship and Argyle routed La Vernia 16-0 (5) in the 4A semifinals. The Eagles defeated Sweeny in the 4A title game. The Dragons, Panthers and Eagles also set UIL state tournament records.

Of the 250 UIL state champs, 41 have come from DFW/North Texas. DFW has also taken the top 2 classes five times including four in the past six years. In that span, 33 teams have been crowned and 14 have come from this region.

Carroll defeated Argyle 11-1 on March 8. Heritage beat Carroll 4-1 on March 23.

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