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.

Dickson County scored one in the bottom of the seventh in Monday’s game to come to within one run but ultimately couldn’t break through. Eli Potter picked up three hits in the contest along with an RBI. Clinton Shrader also collected an RBI. Seth Creasy pitched a complete game allowing five hits and keeping the Cougars in the game.

Tuesday’s game was even closer as Ravenwood won in extra innings in the top of the eighth inning. Potter, again, picked up three hits for the offense along with Adam Roth who also had three hits. Roth and Shaw Everett knocked in two runs apiece.

Roth got the start on the mound and pitched into the fifth inning allowing two earned runs and striking out six.

Dickson County picked up its lone win of the week on Thursday in another close contest. This time, Dickson County took down Rossview 5-4 in walk-off fashion.

Dalton Groves singled through the left side of the infield to score Creasy in the bottom of the eighth inning to get the win. Potter and Matt Roberts picked up one RBI each as Carter Ward pitched four innings allowing two earned runs. Brodee Martin, Micah Wiggins, Dalton True and Potter each pitched one inning to finish off Rossview.

Dickson celebrated senior night on Friday night as the Cougars lost 5-1 to Pope John Paul II. Riley Ward picked up a hit and knocked in the lone Dickson County run.

Dickson’s senior class, which is a large one, includes Seth Creasy, Dalton Groves, Brock Holley, Brodee Martin, Matt Roberts, Dalton True, Riley Ward and Micah Wiggins.

Dickson is scheduled to face Montgomery Central on Monday and Clarksville on Tuesday before playoffs begin. Those two games on Monday and Tuesday are both on the road.

Casey Patrick is the sports reporter for the Cheatham County Exchange and the Dickson Post. He graduated from Dickson County High School in 2010.

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