First-place tie in RRDFL standings

Sight & Sound (8-2) will look to maintain their share of first place when they face Stratton (5-5) at VanJura Stadium here tonight at 8 p.m.
The Fort Frances-based squad currently is deadlocked with Rainy River (8-2) atop the Rainy River District Fastball League standings after both teams picked up wins Tuesday night.
Sight & Sound earned their eighth win of the season with an 18-5 romp over Big Grassy (2-6-1).
As he’s for most of the season, Bob Andy led the charge offensively for Sight & Sound, hitting a home run in the victory.
The big fly was Andy’s seventh of the season, giving him a lead of three over International Falls’ Derek Bilben for the home run title.
Meanwhile, Harvey Flamand (4-0) continued his masterful pitching to pick up the win while Big Grassy’s Jeff Morrison (2-4) was tagged with the loss.
In other RRDFL action tonight, Rainy River visits third-place Barwick (5-4) while International Falls (4-4) will try to climb back over the .500 mark when they travel to Big Island (3-6-1).
Tonight’s other game pits Big Grassy at Sabaskong (1-8) in a battle of the league’s two weakest teams.
The latter three games get underway at 7 p.m.
Rainy River kept pace with Sight & Sound by easily defeating last-place Sabaskong 9-1 on Tuesday night.
Murray Armstrong (7-2) was dominant on the mound for Rainy River—picking up his seventh win of the season to lead all RRDFL pitchers in that category.
Joe Jack (0-1) was saddled with the loss.
Also Tuesday, Big Island blanked Stratton 10-0 for their third win of the season, moving them into sixth place in the standings.
Will Handorgan (2-4) pitched the shutout for Big Island while Curtis Berg (4-3) suffered the loss.
As well, International Falls edged visiting Barwick 7-6. Duane Carlson Sr. (2-2) earned the win while George Oltsher (4-2) was tagged with the loss.