Getting down early proved not to be too much of a challenge for the Couchiching Lady Raiders in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action Monday night.
The Lady Raiders (7-5) rallied from a four-run first-inning deficit to nab an 11-7 win over the Fort Frances Angels (2-9).
Jennifer Singleton earned the win while Rylee Redford suffered the loss.
The MVPs were Cassy Morrisseau (Lady Raiders) and Averi Sivonen (Angels).
Elsewhere, the Red Gut Babes (9-3) nabbed an 8-6 victory over the Fort Frances Her-ricanes (7-5).
Tracey Morningstar got the win while Dana Ward was tagged with the loss.
MVP honours went to Alyssa Windego (Babes) and Ward (Her-ricanes).
Sarah Teeple homered to pace the Emo Renegades (8-4) to a 13-4 romp over the Big Grassy Lynx (5-7).
Hilary Tuesday went yard for the Lynx.
Karma Andy picked up the win while Micaela Jack took the loss.
The MVPs were Tamara Paul (Renegades) and Jack (Lynx).
The Northwest Bay Beavers, meanwhile, improved their league-best record to 11-1 with a 13-7 win over the Fort Frances Mud Dogs (7-5).
Darcy Smith was the victor while Rachelle Yeo was tagged with the loss.
The MVPs were Connie Smith (Beavers) and Heather Wright (Mud Dogs).
The game between the Sabaskong Tebinaak (0-9-1) and host Dawson Tigers (5-6) was postponed.
It's been rescheduled for July 16.
The Manitou T-Birdies (2-9) had the bye Monday night.
In action last Wednesday night, the Renegades rolled to a 22-7 romp over the T-Birdies.
Mykenzie Borger earned the win while Summer Leonard suffered the loss.
The MVPs were Karma Andy (Renegades) and Tammy Horton (T-Birdies).
Rayne Gibbins clubbed a homer to pace the Lynx to an 18-2 rout of the Tigers.
Candace Handorgan picked up the win while Alicia Anderson was saddled with the loss.
MVP honours went to Gibbins (Lynx) and Nadine Gerula (Tigers).
Elsewhere, the Babes eked out an 11-10 win over the Angels, with Alyssa Windego nabbing the win while Rylee Redford suffered the loss.
Redford also homered in a losing cause.
The MVPs were Sydney White (Babes) and Hailey Beaudry (Angels).
A Heather Wright dinger wasn't enough as the Her-ricanes cruised to a 15-3 win over the Mud Dogs.
Marisa Kerry was the victor while Rachelle Yeo suffered the loss.
The MVPs were Mariah Leahy (Her-ricanes) and Wright (Mud Dogs).
And the Beavers downed the Lady Raiders 7-1.
Darcy Smith had the win while Grace Bragg was tagged with the loss.
MVP honours went to Steph Legree (Lady Raiders) and Trish Smith (Beavers).
Sabaskong had the bye.