Scott, Roupp receive honors

Southern Oregon women's basketball seniors Whitney Scott and Jamie Roupp have earned all-Cascade Conference honors.

Scott was named to the first team and Roupp received honorable mention.

Concordia's Danielle Clauson was named player of the year, while Concordia's Aaron Christian was named coach of the year.

Scott led the Raiders in scoring at just over 12 points per game. It's the third time she's received all-conference honors.

Scott finished as SOU's career leader in 3-pointers made (234), ranked second in 3-point attempts (568) and fourth in points (1,454). Her 70 3-pointers this year ranks third all-time and her 195 attempts ranks fifth.

Roupp led the Raiders in assists with 98, averaged 6.6 points and 5.1 rebounds. In the final regular season game, Roupp turned in the first triple-double in school history.

Southern Oregon finished the year 16-15.

Men's Basketball

HIGHLAND HONORED — Southern Oregon junior Jordan Highland has been named the Cascade Conference's newcomer of the year.

Highland was also named to the all-Cascade Conference team.

Oregon Tech's Joseph Foster was named the player of the year and Oregon Tech's Dan Miles was named coach of the year. Another Owl, former South Medford player Brent Johnson, received honorable mention.

Highland led the Raiders and finished third in the conference in scoring at 15.7 per game, was 11th in the conference in rebounding at 6.0 per game and 12th in field goal percentage at .538.

The Raiders finished the season 14-16 overall.

Softball

OKIMOTO, SCHMIDT HONORED — After hitting .500 in the SOU Invitational, Southern Oregon sophomore Rayna Okimoto has been named the Cascade Conference player of the week.

Okimoto continued her torrid start to the season by going 8-for-16 in the four games for the Raiders (3-8).

Okimoto had two home runs and two doubles, scored six runs and drove in four.

For the season, she's hitting .486 with a team-high five home runs.

Oregon Tech's Taylor Schmidt, who starred at North Medford, was named pitcher of the week.

Schmidt improved her season record to 4-1 by tossing a two-hit shutout in an 8-0 victory over Simpson University (Calif.) at the SOU Invitational. She struck out five and did not walk a batter. She also helped herself at the plate with a homer and a double.

Baseball

OREGON STATE 10, UT-SAN ANTONIO 7 — At San Antonio, Texas, late-inning hitting heroics from Danny Hayes and Carter Bell propelled Oregon State.

Hayes hit a three-run home run to right in the ninth inning, pushing the Beavers to a 6-5 lead that was eventually extended to 7-5. The Roadrunners fought back to a 7-7 tie, forcing extra innings and setting the stage for Bell.

The junior pinch hit for Kavin Keyes with two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the 10th. Bell hit a 2-2 pitch from reliever Blake Denman to center for a double, clearing the bases to make it 10-7.

James Nygren, who came on in the ninth, picked up the final three outs for his first win.

Andrew Susac led the Beavers with two of the team's seven hits.

The Beavers are 5-3 and 3-1 on their Texas swing.

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