Braves extend perfect record


The wins just keep on coming for the Fort Frances Braves.
The Rainy River District Fastball League leaders improved their record to 11-0 with a 15-7 win over the Northwest Bay Chieftains (2-11-1) last Thursday night.
Cole Tymkin earned the victory while Darren Smith took the loss.
Elsewhere, the Stratton Eagles and Rainy River Royals battled to a 3-3 tie after 11 innings solved nothing.
Guy Arpin pitched for Stratton (5-5-2) while Myron Armstrong was on the rubber for Rainy River (5-8-1).
Vaughan Wilson homered to pace the Barwick Blue Knights (10-4) to a 9-1 romp over the Sabaskong Goldeneyes (3-10).
Brandon Pratt nabbed the win while Keenan Copenace suffered the loss.
The Couchiching Raiders (7-4-2), meanwhile, eked out an 8-7 victory over the last-place Manitou Thunderbirds (0-10).
Faron Morrisseau went yard for the Raiders.
Tanner Smith had the win while Dan Servello took the loss.
Carl Big George Jr. was solid on the rubber as the Dawson Tigers (10-0-1) rolled to a 10-3 win over the Sabaskong Lakers (6-5-1).
James Yerxa was tagged with the loss.
And Matt Sweigart homered to pace the Sight & Sound Wolves (8-5) to a 7-1 victory over Windy’s Warriors (4-8).
Johnny Desauliners got the win while Rob McGinnis had the loss.
In a make-up game Saturday for the one that was postponed back on May 24, the Tigers and Lakers battled to a 7-7 tie as the game was called early due to darkness.
James Yerxa and Dayton Kelly clubbed homers for the Lakers.
Yerxa also toed the rubber while Matt Goody was on the bump for the Tigers.
In action last Tuesday night, Sheldon Kelly Jr. homered but his Raiders still fell 7-6 to the Wolves.
Murray Armstrong got the win, with Mike Jourdain taking the loss.
The Royals topped the Lakers 11-6, with Myron Armstrong earning the win while Kyle Copenace was tagged with the loss.
Matt Godin homered as the Tigers downed the Blue Knights 5-3.
Brandon Pratt went yard in a losing cause.
Jeff Morrison had the win while Pratt took the loss.
The Warriors rolled to a 11-1 romp over the Chieftains, with Nick Hunter homering to pace the offence.
Rob McGinnis was the victor while Darren Smith was saddled with the loss.
Despite an inside-the-park homer by Keenan Copenace, it was the Eagles who cruised to an 11-2 rout of the Goldeneyes.
Guy Arpin earned the win while Copenace suffered the loss.
The game between the Braves and the host Thunderbirds was cancelled due to a flooded infield and will be rescheduled.