The Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks were in elimination mode all last week in the District 11-AA Tournament, finally breaking through by holding off Stewart County to earn a spot in the District Championship Game, which also gave them a spot in the Region Tournament. A late rally gave Waverly the District Title, and as runner-up Creek Wood had to travel to District 12-AA Champion Cascade.¬†While the pitching was stellar and the defense solid, the offense was held in check, and the Lady Champions blanked Creek Wood 4-0 on Monday night. It was a pitchers’ duel early, as Bailey Griffith battled Cascade’s Brooke Sudduth. BothRead More →

It was a long week of elimination softball, but the Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks punched their ticket to the Region Tournament by holding off Stewart County 3-1 on Friday night. Unfortunately for the Lady Red Hawks, they will travel for their Region game, as they could not hold off a Waverly rally and dropped a 2-1 decision on Saturday in the District 11-AA Championship game. Bailey Griffith was sensational on the slab for Creek Wood on both days. She held the host Lady Rebels hitless through 4 innings, and her offense propped her up. Sam Morgan walked leading off the top of the second,Read More →

The only time the Camden Central Lady Lions battled the Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks in softball this season, Creek Wood took the win 6-5 in a slugfest. With the season on the line Wednesday evening, the rematch was no different, but Libby Baldwin and Bailey Griffith combined to hold off the visiting Lady Lions, and Creek Wood survived a 6-4 shootout to advance in the District 11-AA Tournament. Neither side had a clean defensive inning until the top of the seventh, but Creek Wood struck first with two out in the bottom of the second. Baldwin singled off Hannah Sampson, and Ashlee Shockley cameRead More →

The Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks run-ruled the Lewis County Lady Panthers for Senior Night on May 5th 11-1 in 6 innings. Five nights later, it was a rematch in the losers’ bracket of the District 11-AA Tournament, with the season on the line. The result was ultimately the same, as a 2-run homer from Brett Jackson in the bottom of the fifth became a walk-off, triggering the mercy rule in a 12-1 blowout win for coach Nancy Jackson and the Lady Red Hawks. Bailey Griffith handled the pitching for Creek Wood, but had to overcome a shaky start. She retired the first batter onRead More →

After a 3-1 loss Friday night to tournament host Lewis County, the Red Hawks entered action Monday afternoon knowing every game was an elimination game going forward. Creek Wood made it a season sweep over Fairview in the opener, dropping the Yellowjackets 4-0 to end their season. However, a 3-0 lead over Lewis County would not hold up, as the Panthers used a 6 run inning to eliminate the Red Hawks 6-3 on Monday night in Hohenwald. Garrett Dolinich got the start in game 1, and worked a gem. After getting the Jackets in order in the top of the first, Joe Lynn, Jr. wasRead More →

The Creek Wood Red Hawks battled tournament host Lewis County in a District 11-AA Southern Division Tournament Winner’s Bracket showdown on Friday night in Hohenwald, and the game was shaping up as an instant classic. Ryan Holley had a 3-hit shutout going into the sixth, but Daven Odom held the Red Hawks hitless through six innings. Then the Panthers scored 3 in the bottom of the sixth, and held on for a 3-1 win that sent the Red Hawks to the losers’ bracket. Ethan Brewer led off in the home half of the sixth, and sent the third pitch he saw over the wall inRead More →

Creek Wood softball ended the regular season a little later than other area sports, because of inclement weather conditions earlier in the year. While the Red Hawk baseball team was opening play in the District 11-AA Tournament, the Lady Red Hawks were holding Senior Night against Lewis County. In the end, a walk-off walk led to an 11-1 win in 6 innings via the mercy rule, as senior Beckey Melton ended the game early for the home side. Libby Baldwin went the distance for Creek Wood on the slab, and made few mistakes. Jacie Duncan reached in the top of the first on a bloopRead More →

A steady shower popped up during the bottom of the first as Creek Wood hosted Pope John Paul II High School for softball on Wednesday afternoon. That shower quickly became a downpour, and then a storm, with lightning strikes in the distance behind straightaway center. The officials suspended play with the Lady Red Hawks up 3-2 with one out in the bottom of the first, and in short order the Lady Knights had piled back on the bus to head back home. The game was cancelled, and with it being a late-season non-district game, it likely will not be made up. Bailey Griffith got theRead More →

With the lightning flashing in the distance, Creek Wood and Camden put on a show of their own in a District 11-AA baseball showdown in Charlotte Tuesday night. Creek Wood carried a 2-1 lead into the sixth, but the Lions tied the game in the sixth and took their first lead of the night in the top of the seventh. However, the Red Hawks rallied to force extras, and walked off in the eighth with a suicide squeeze to eke out a 5-4 win before the storms even arrived. Creek Wood started early, loading the bases in the bottom of the first with nobody out.Read More →

The Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks got off the bus for their 5:00pm varsity game in Kingston Springs, and learned that Harpeth wanted to play the junior varsity game at 5:00 and the varsity game at 6:00. When the varsity team took the field and the game started at 6:15, the Lady Red Hawks made up for lost time, taking a 4-0 lead before Libby Baldwin ever through a pitch. The red-hot bats carried the day, and Creek Wood run-ruled the Lady Indians 21-0 in four innings. Tara Rahman hit a one-out single in the first, then Analeigh Coursey reached on an error. Brett JacksonRead More →