Raiders Advance to Title Game; Owls in Georgia Bracket Title Games
MEDFORD, Ore. —
SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY:
Southern Oregon University held on late in Tuesday's meeting with Northwestern College (Iowa) winning 3-2 and advancing to Wednesday's title game at U.S. Cellular Community Field.
Rebecca Velasquez, Tayler Walker and Hannah Shimek all drove in runs. Kelsey Randall scored twice and had a triple in the game.
Gabby Sandoval earned the win by tossing 5.1 innings, with two earned runs, surrendering six hits while striking out four.
SOU will play the winner of Northwestern (Iowa) & St. Francis/Simpson at 11 a.m.
In Lawrenceville, Georgia, Oregon Tech defeated Northwestern Ohio to stay alive in the bracket with a 4-0 final score. Logan Nunes hit a three-run home-run in the 4th inning to secure the win.
Oregon Tech will play Georgia Gwinnett in the title games. OIT lost to Georgia Gwinnett on Monday in the opening day of the bracket. Game one starts at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Owls need to win to force a second title game.