Grapevine/Colleyville Heritage handles Denton County
The Grapevine/Colleyville Heritage varsity hockey team had little trouble with Denton County on Thursday night, winning 6-2 at the Famers Branch Star Center Miller Arena.
Grapevine/Colleyville scored first in the game on a goal at the 3:17 mark of the first period on a goal from Scotty Edwards and assist from Andrew Bibby to make it 1-0.
Denton County came back to tie it up, but less than a minute later, Andrew Monhollen scored to regain the lead for the varsity squad on and assist from Dalton Caesar.
Bibby scored his second goal of the night late in the second period on an assist from Sam Yujuico, and Caesar and Monhollen both added a goal before the period was out to make it 5-1 in favor of Grapevine/Colleyville Heritage heading into the third.
Andrew and Alec Monhollen both picked up assists on the Caesar goal, and Caesar reciprocated with an assist to Andrew to finish out the third.
Caesar scored his second goal of the night in the third period to make it 6-1 and put the game out of reach, and Monhollen earned the assist.
The varsity team had 46 shots on goal in the contest.
Carroll rallies to beat Mansfield
The Carroll junior varsity hockey team trailed 2-0 on Sunday night against against Mansfield, but rallied with five unanswered goals to get the victory in Euless.
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Trailing 2-0 in the first period, the Dragons broke through on a goal from Nate Broadfield at the 8:13 mark of the period on an assist from Jacob Ashlock to make it 2-1 heading into the second.
Ashlock scored late in the second period on assists from Peter Adams and James Gibson to tie the game 2-2 at the end of the second.
In the third, it was all Carroll, as Saunders Penn scored on assists from Broadfield and Jacob Jones, and Gibson added two goals of his own, including one empty netter.
Easton Smith earned the assist on the first Gibson goal.
Lucas Brolley stopped 20 of 22 shots on goal in the game for the Dragons.
Keller area tennis tournament scheduled this month
The Keller Alliance Tennis Charter (KATCH) is scheduled to host its Mid-Cities Tournament July 26 at Keller High School.
KATCH is a community tennis association with players from Keller, Haslet, Southlake and other surrounding communities. Its goal is to “grow the game” of tennis in the area, according to the organization’s website.
Nancy King, KATCH representative, said the Mid-Cities tournament is designed for boys and girls ages 10-18.
King also noted the group is looking to start a men’s doubles league which would compete in the evenings at Keller High. She said the women’s league will not ramp up until September.
More information on KATCH can be found at www.kellertexastennis.org or by calling King at 817-680-5502.
- John English