Half of the Dickson County Lady Cougars’ losses this basketball season came to teams that ended up playing for state championships Saturday. The team that ended the Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks’ season in the sectionals came within a second of winning a state title. The Lady Cougars finished the season 25-4. Of their four losses, two came in the Above the Rim Classic at Hickman County to Class AA champions CPA and Class A runner up Union City, both by 12 points. Dickson County’s other two losses came to Rossview, which lost in the regional tournament, and Beech, which was eliminated in the sectional. Macon County, which eliminated Creek Wood in the sectional, lost the Class AA championship to CPA when freshman Adela Franco hit a three-pointer at the buzzer Saturday in Murfreesboro to give the Lady Lions their second straight state crown 52-49. CPA ended up winning the holiday tournament in Centerville by beating Jackson County, which won the Class A title Saturday by topping Union City 48-35. Riverdale, the top-ranked girls team in the country, won its second straight title and third in four years by beating Science Hill 78-69 Saturday, completing a 35-0 season. The TSSAA boys tournament starts Wednesday. Hillsboro, the team that ended Dickson County’s 27-7 season, faces Dyer County, while Brentwood, which beat the Cougars by six in the season opener, will face Blackman. Dickson County will join Brentwood in District 11-AAA next season.