Basin Baseball/Softball Round-up

Oregon Tech huddles after beating College of Idaho in game one of a Monday doubleheader


Oregon Tech softball remained at No. 6 in the latest edition of the NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Owls swept the weekend against Eastern Oregon and the College of Idaho and now will play host to Concordia on Friday at 2:00 PM.

Release from Cascade Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Cascade Collegiate Conference had four schools in the third softball Top 25 poll of the regular season released Tuesday.

Oregon Tech (26-4, 9-1 Cascade Conference) held its national ranking of No. 6. The Owls have won nine straight games and 22 of their last 24 contests. OIT won eight games last week, four sweeps over conference foes, Northwest Christian, Southern Oregon, Eastern Oregon, and College of Idaho.

The College of Idaho (23-9, 6-6) moved up one spot to No. 19. The Yotes went 1-3 last week, splitting with Southern Oregon on the road, and falling in a pair of games to Tech in Klamath Falls.

Corban remained No. 23 in the country. The Warriors (17-7, 2-4) did not play a game last week, having a pair of doubleheaders postponed due to weather. Concordia (13-13, 4-2) received one vote in the latest poll.

For the first time in school history, Concordia (Calif.) tops the poll. The Eagles are the fourth different team in as many polls this year to be the No. 1-ranked team. With a 46-2 overall record and the country’s longest winning streak at 39 games, the last loss for Concordia was to Eastern Oregon.

High School Results

Basin baseball saw Lost River beat St. Mary’s of Medford 7-2; Bonanza lose both games of a doubleheader at Modoc; and Tulelake falling twice at home against American Christian.

Softball finals: Mazama bounced back from a 4-3 defeat to Summit to win game two 14-2. Lakeview blasted Chiloquin 22-1.


Oregon Tech huddles after beating College of Idaho in game one of a Monday doubleheader