Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Herricanes, Wolves still perfect

Two of Fort Frances’ fastball teams are having no problem bringing runners home so far.
The Fort Frances Herricanes poured on the offence in winning a 43-27 slugfest against the host Big Island Wildcats in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League action last night.

Dana Ward got the win as the Herricanes (3-0) kept pace with the Redgut Babes and Northwest Bay atop the standings.
Redgut downed host Sabaskong Tebinaak 25-17 yesterday while Northwest Bay also remained unbeaten by tripling the Big Grassy Lynx 21-7.
Meanwhile, the Fort Frances Junior Girls (0-3) still are looking for their first win after falling 26-7 to Manitou last night at VanJura here.
Sara Jackson was saddled with the loss.
Last night’s other game saw the Couchiching Lady Raiders (2-1) win their second-straight with an 11-8 decision over the visiting Sabaskong Cougars.
Sydney Jones out-duelled Loralene Whiteye to help the Lady Raiders to victory.
In men’s fastball action from Tuesday night, the Sight & Sound Wolves improved to 3-0 with a 26-6 pounding of the Manitou Thunderbirds.
Cole Tymkin and Kurtis Wepruk cranked home runs while Marcel Pagee notched the win. Brandon McGinnis and Will Brando had homers in a losing cause.
In an all-Couchiching battle, the Raiders (0-2-1) battled Beef’s Warriors (2-0-1) to a 7-7 tie.
Other scores from Tuesday saw the Big Grassy Braves beat the host Dawson Tigers 15-4, the Big Island Huskies nip the host Stratton Eagles 3-2, the Barwick Blue Knights down the visiting Northwest Bay Chieftains 18-10, and the Cubs upend the Lakers 11-7 in an all-Sabaskong confrontation.
The Wolves, Braves, and Cubs all lead the RRDFL at 3-0.
The men are back in action tonight at 7 p.m. with Sight & Sound hosting the Lakers at VanJura, Couchiching entertaining the Cubs, and Beef’s Warriors visiting Northwest Bay.
Other games will see Stratton in Big Grassy against the Braves, Barwick travelling to Dawson, and Manitou visiting to Big Island.

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