Northwest Whitfield 4, Pickens 0

Northwest finished its regular-season schedule with a win over Pickens at home Thursday night, 4-0.

Torrey Cummings hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the third inning, and Kate Hannah finished a perfect 3-for-3 with one RBI to lead the Lady Bruins (20-6, 8-4 in Region 6-4A).

Shaylen Sutton pitched all seven innings to pick up the shutout win, allowing just two hits and recording four strikeouts.

Northwest hosts the winner of Southeast Whitfield-Ridgeland in a best two-out-of-three series with the first game beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. The second game will immediately follow in the first-round region tournament series, with a deciding game to be played at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday if necessary.

North Murray 6, Murray County 0

North Murray senior pitcher Talli Burgess tossed a complete game no-hitter, recording 19 strikeouts while allowing just one walk, to lead the Lady Mountaineers over Murray County in a Region 6-3A play-in game Thursday night, 6-0.

Samantha Black led North Murray offensively, finishing 2-for-3. Four players had one RBI apiece.

Natalie O'Neal pitched the first four innings for the Lady Indians, while Kacie Ausmus came in to finish the last two.

North Murray advances to the first round of the region tournament and will play Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Calhoun Recreational Center.

Murray County (6-18, 0-9 in Region 6-3A) ends its season.

Christian Heritage 1, Bowdon 0

Christian Heritage edged out a win on the road at Bowdon on Thursday night, 1-0.

Tatiana Chiesa pitched all seven innings with six strikeouts and no walks to lead the Lady Lions (10-8, 5-5 in Region 6-A). The team's only score came on a run from Tessa Hawkins after she hit a single in the top of the fourth inning and then stole second base. Ansley Akins batted her in on a fence-hitting double.

Christian Heritage finishes its regular-season region schedule at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at Mount Pisgah.

Sprayberry 10, Dalton 8 (10 innings)

Dalton ended its season Thursday night after falling in extra innings to Sprayberry in a first-round region tournament game at River Ridge, 10-8.

The Lady Catamounts (9-12, 6-10 in Region 6-6A) went back and forth with Sprayberry and finished with 11 hits, but fell just short in the end.

Aliza Martinez was 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead Dalton, while Keen Johnson finished 3-for-6 with one RBI, a double and two runs scored. Emily Brunson pitched 9 2/3 innings and also finished 2-for-5 with one RBI. Natalie Moya had an RBI double.

The Lady Catamounts will lose three seniors to graduation in Johnson, Zoe Dales and Abby Stout.

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