Conditions were poor at best as a hefty wind made it difficult for both sides who were keen on playing football.
Danny Rose smashed in a first-half spot-kick after the referee spotted a handball during a Tykes attack on half-an-hour. The first-year pro thumped his effort straight down the middle.
The second period saw the Owls make their way back into the tie four minutes in when a neat team move was finished well, into the bottom corner.
Both sides had decent chances to find a winner - with the Reds going close in the final minute through Maris but he cushioned wide with just the 'keeper to beat.
Reds: Lidakevicius, Alderson, Steade, Salt, Boland, Shillito (Cookes 83), Patterson, Sousa (Maris 60), Rose, Clark, Knight.
Subs not used: Smith, Biggins, Chadderton.