Dickson County’s Lady Cougar softball team is scheduled to take on the winner of Independence and Centennial on Monday, May 10. Independence will take on Centennial on Monday at Dickson County just before that game to determine to who moves on to the winner’s bracket and who moves to the loser’s bracket.
In the first round of the district tournament, Creek Wood defeated Hickman County 9-0. Hannah Allbert’s home run and three RBI were certainly a large part of that as well as Raigan Allbert’s three-inning no-hitter.
Dickson County got off to a rough start in the district tournament with a loss to Brentwood by a score of 10-1 but the Cougars were able to stay alive with a 5-1 win over Summit on Saturday.
On April 30, Dickson County High School celebrated senior night with a 5-0 win over Clarksville Northwest. Dickson County had eleven seniors in total that were celebrated on that night. Those seniors include #11 Mason Herbert, #1 Levi Winegart, #2 Connor Berry, #4 Brock Holley, #6 Enoch Terlecki, #7 Evan Crider, #13 White Guire, #14 Quentin Kubesh, #19 Matthew Faulks, #22 Carlos Belo and #48 Davis Hare.
Creek Wood defeated East Hickman on Thursday 13-3 to advance to play Lewis County Friday evening in the district tournament. Creek Wood lost 9-6 to Lewis County and now the Red Hawks are scheduled to play the winner of East Hickman and Camden on Monday to stay alive. If Creek Wood can make it to the district championship, they will host on Wednesday since they are the number 1 overall seed.
Dickson didn’t have one of its stronger weeks last week as the Cougars went 1-3 throughout the week. Dickson lost both games of a two-game series against Ravenwood on Monday and Tuesday by scores of 4-3 and 9-8 respectively.
On Friday, five different Dickson County athletes signed their letters of intent to play at the next level including three volleyball players who will all be heading to Martin Methodist. Anna Kate Humphreys, Alexis McCartney and Hannah Oliver all signed with Martin Methodist. Amanda Street, a cheerleader, signed with UT-Martin and Logan Scoggins signed with Bethel for golf.
Raekwonn Nesbitt has been named the Dickson Post Player of the Year. Nesbitt helped lead Creek Wood to back-to-back sectional appearances and led the county with 16 points per game. Nesbitt also averaged 3.5 rebounds per game and three assists per game. Nesbitt was named the district MVP and he was also named to the 11-AA All-Tournament team. Nesbitt’s clutch free throws at the end of the 11-AA district championship game allowed Creek Wood to take the lead and hold off Fairview.
Dickson County started its busy week with a win over Centennial on Monday. The Cougars traveled to Centennial and won 3-2. Dickson then hosted Summit on Tuesday and won 11-1. On Thursday, Dickson traveled to Summit and won 7-4. Dickson hosted Rossview on Friday and lost its only game of the week 4-1 but then got back into the win column against Ensworth on Saturday 7-6.
Dickson County shutout Page on Tuesday night 4-0 but then fell to Clarksville on Wednesday 3-1. The Lady Cougars were able to get back into the win column against Spring Hill on Thursday by a score of 3-1.
Creek Wood defeated Waverly Central on Monday and Tuesday to get its week started and then lost to Watertown on Thursday. The Red Hawks also had a game scheduled for Saturday against Pope John Paul but there’s been no score reported for that game yet.
Creek Wood had good week last week with wins over East Hickman, Fairview and Kenwood. In Tuesday’s contest, Creek Wood defeated East Hickman 11-0. On Thursday, Creek Wood defeated Fairview 11-1 and then defeated Kenwood 19-0 on Friday.
Brianna Burgess has been named the Player of the Year by the Dickson Post for the All-County Dickson basketball team. Brianna averaged 16.3 points per game last season along with 4.3 assists per game. She made 72 three-pointers over the course of the season. Burgess helped Creek Wood reach the quarterfinals of the TSSAA State Tournament for the first time since 2014. She also scored her 1,000th career point during the playoffs and has two more seasons to continue racing toward Creek Wood’s all-time leading scorer; Rachel Bell.