Raiders nab their third-straight win


Another solid night at the ball field let to yet another win for the Couchiching Raiders.
Grace Bragg pitched well to pace the Raiders (12-1) to a 14-8 decision over the Red Gut Babes for their third win in a row.
Tracy Morningstar was tagged with the loss for the Babes, who saw their record fall to 1-7-3.
The Renegades improved their record to 10-1 with a 15-2 win over the Sabaskong Tebinaak in Barwick.
Karma Andy garnered the win over Candi Kelly-Arch of the Tebinaak (2-9).
In an all-Fort battle, the Mud Dogs and Angels battled to an 8-8 tie at the St. Francis Sports Field.
Rachelle Yeo toed the pitching rubber and homered while Jodie Hood also went yard for the Mud Dogs (4-5-3).
Rylee Redford was on the bump for the Angels (3-8-2).
The Northwest Bay Beavers (10-3) were handed their eighth win in a row with a 7-0 forfeit win over the Fort Frances Her-icanes (9-3-1).
And the Big Grassy Lynx (6-4-1) were also awarded a 7-0 forfeit win over the Manitou T-Birdies (1-11).
The Dawson Tigers (3-9) had the bye.
In the Rainy River District Fastball League, meanwhile, all six of the scheduled games on Tuesday night were postponed due to rain.
The Sight & Sound Wolves at Couchiching Raiders game has now been rescheduled for July 18.
The Rainy River Royals at Sabskong Lakers, Sabaskong Goldeneyes at Stratton Eagles, Barwick Blue Knights at Dawson Tigers, Manitou Thunderbirds at Fort Frances Braves, and Windey’s Warriors at Northwest Bay Chieftains games all will be rescheduled for later in the season.
There are six games on the slate tonight, which all start at 7 p.m. (weather permitting).
Barwick will welcome the Goldeneyes, the Tigers will head to Sabaskong to take on the Lakers, the Royals will try to ground the Eagles, the Warriors will host the Wolves at Couchiching, the Chieftains will aim to hand the Braves their first loss of the season at VanJura, and the Raiders will make the trip to Manitou Rapids to battle the Thunderbirds.