CWHS and DCHS play today for shot at state tournament after Lady Red Hawks win region title

Creek Wood and Dickson County will both battle for a spot in the TSSAA state softball tournament when they host sectional games today. The Lady Red Hawks overpowered Giles County 7-2 Thursday night to win a rain-delayed Region 6-AA championship for the right to play at home one more time. Dickson County beat Franklin 8-5 Tuesday for the Region 6-AAA title to move a step closer to a return trip to the Spring Fling. The Lady Cougars will host former district rival Clarksville at 4:30 today after the Lady Wildcats fell 3-0 to Wilson Central in the Region 5 championship Thursday. Creek Wood will host Greenbrier at 5 pm. The Lady Bobcats were upset by White House 1-0 in the Region 5-AA championship after having soundly beaten the Lady Blue Devils in four previous meetings. Greenbrier already owns a 2-0 win over Creek Wood from an April 19 meeting in the Lincoln County Border Battle. The RFC Sports Network will broadcast tonight’s Creek Wood-Greenbrier matchup with pregame coverage beginning at 4:45. Against Giles County, senior Taylor Griffith gave up only four hits, including a two-run homer to Lee Lee Lawrence in the seventh inning that accounted for all of the Lady Bobcats’ runs. Griffith struck out four and walked three for the complete-game victory before donning her cap and gown to participate in graduation. Creek Wood got two runs in the first on a Cheyenne Douthit solo homer and a Samantha Davenport RBI double. Davenport’s sac fly in the third scored courtesy runner Makayla Petty with what would turn out to be the game-winning run. Douthit hit into a fielder’s choice that scored Braressa Deloach in the fourth for a 4-0 lead. Creek Wood added three more runs in the fifth on a bases-loaded fielder’s choice by Deloach, a sac fly by Griffith and a single from Montana Thomas. Giles County travels to White House and Creek Wood hosts Greenbrier tonight with the winners moving on to the Spring Fling in Murfreesboro next week. Dickson County hosts Clarksville while Franklin travels to Wilson Central in the Class AAA sectionals tonight to battle for a spot in the state tournament.