Out of the 11 weight classes in the TSSAA girls wrestling divisions, Dickson schools will be represented in three of them. Creek Wood’s Ari Anderson and Shelby Zacharias will be returning to the state tournament this year looking to repeat while Dickson County’s Tay Tay Payne is a two-time state runner-up looking for her first championship.
Both of Creek Wood’s boys and girls basketball teams planned on already having their district tournaments finished by now but the snow and ice this past week changed all of that.
Both the Cougars’ and Lady Cougars’ basketball teams will be starting the district tournament at or near the bottom of the bracket. Dickson County’s boys team was supposed to begin the district tournament on Sunday evening but that was postponed for Monday, February 22.
After winter weather canceled nearly all sporting events this week, Nashville-area high school basketball teams are set to resume district and region tournaments as soon as this weekend.
The Creek Wood High Lady Red Hawks shot an impressive 57% from the field on Tuesday, Feb. 2 to come away with a season sweep of Stewart County, winning the game 52-31.
The Dickson County Cougars picked up their first district win of the season with a 58-43 win over Spring Hill, but the Lady Cougars fell to 4-6 and 3-5 with a loss to the Lady Raiders last Tuesday night.
The Creek Wood Red Hawks and Lady Red Hawks both picked up wins last Friday evening for homecoming and senior night as the girls put away Hickman with a 67-49 win, while the boys held off the Bulldogs late for a 61-52 victory.
Due to maintenance repairs taking place at Dickson County’s gym, the Cougar and Lady Cougar basketball teams have been on the road all season. Last Friday night’s game against Summit was the first of nine consecutive home games for Dickson County.
Elijah Donaldson has been named the Player of the Year by the Dickson Post and Main Street Media. The senior compiled 1,100 yards passing and 15 touchdowns through the air while adding another 312 yards on the ground and seven more touchdowns. Defensively, Donaldson was a terror as well with 78 tackles and nine interceptions to go along with a defensive touchdown. Donaldson was also named the Region 5-4A defensive player of the year and named to the TSWA All-State team. Donaldson also found a spot on the TFCA 4-A All-State team for his efforts on offense and defense.
Hosts Zach Womble and Brady McAtamney sit down in Episode 1 of the Full Court Press to talk about which teams have impressed so far this season, some players to keep an eye out for and what this week looks like for coverage. Make sure you stick around for the always fun 2-2-1 Full Court Press Game at the end where Brady and Zach give you two players, two teams and one winner to look out for this week.
Both Creek Wood boys and girls basketball teams competed in the Thanksgiving Tournament held at Creek Wood, and both teams played two games apiece.