Owls honored on the diamond


LA GRANDE, Ore. — Oregon Tech sophomore Ryan Hayden was the Cascade Conference baseball player of the week for his four extra base hits and eight RBI performance this week.

The Owls beat Puget Sound twice at the Northwest Challenge in Portland and are now 6-10 on the year.

Fellow sophomore Morgan Barnes was selected softball pitcher of the week. Barnes won twice last week, going 10 innings total with 12 strikeouts. OIT softball went 4-0.

Softball resumes play Wednesday at 2:00 PM in Rocklin, Calif. against William Jessup. Baseball is idle until Mar. 10 against Patten University.

Sophomores Morgan Barnes and Ryan Hayden