Smith had reached earlier in the frame on a double.
Creekview scored its first run on a double-steal in the second inning, while North Springs got its lone run in the fifth.
Chandler Wold earned the win with a perfect ninth inning, while starer Case Carmichael went eight innings, allowing just three hits and a walk against eight strikeouts.
Creekview (7-4, 4-2 Region 7AAAAA) will play at Sprayberry today.
Walton 2, Woodstock 1: For the second straight night, the Wolverines were dealt a narrow defeat by their Region 5AAAAAA rival.
Woodstock (9-4, 0-2) answered Walton’s two-run fourth inning with a run in the bottom of the fourth, but that’s as far as the Wolverines — who lost to the Raiders 5-4 in 10 innings Tuesday — could come.
Held to one hit, Woodstock got its lone run when Chandler Adams scored on a throwing error.
Tanner Thomson threw a complete game, striking out five for Woodstock, which will travel to face archrival Etowah on Friday.
River Ridge 11, Pickens 1: The Lady Knights scored nine first-half goals and dominated the Region 7AAAA game.
Brooke DeSantis finished with three goals and a pair of assists, while Deven Simpson, Kristian Leone and Jessica Anthony each scored twice.
Jennifer Gagnon and Alexis Lewis also scored, while Lewis also had three assists for River Ridge (7-3-1, 3-0), which will host Cass on Tuesday.
Sequoyah 3, Creekview 2: A doubles sweep was the difference as the Lady Chiefs won the Region 7AAAAA match and beat their archrival.
Both doubles teams — Sydney Webb and Sophia Levantis at No. 1, Rachel Weaver and Maddie Miller at No. 2 — won by 6-2, 6-4 margins.
Singles ace Taylor Dodd won 6-0, 6-1 for Sequoyah (8-2, 7-2), which will travel to Northview on Friday for its final region match.
Lauren Pero (6-4, 6-1) and Mary Nell Williams (6-0, 7-5) won for Creekview (5-4-1, 4-4), which will travel today to Riverwood.
Sequoyah 3, Kell 2: Though they needed a pair of tiebreakers, the Lady Chiefs won the Region 7AAAAA match.
Montana Gilbert, making her season debut after recovering from an injury, won 6-0, 7-6 (1) at No. 3 singles, while the No. 2 doubles team of Rachel Weaver and Maddie Miller won 6-0, 7-6 (4).
The No. 1 doubles team of Sydney Webb and Sophia Levantis won 6-4, 6-2.