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Raiders Advance to LHSAA Baseball Semifinals


The Raiders defeated Grace Christian 22-8 at the LHSAA Division V baseball state quarterfinals in Alexandria on Friday to secure a spot in the semifinals. 
Junior Ricky Harrison went 5-6 with 2 homeruns and 4 RBIs. Grayson Gulley, also a junior, went 3-5 with 4 RBIs while sophomore Jake Best went 3-6 with 4 RBIs. Senior Collin Bueche was 2-6 with a home run. The team had 18 hits combined. 
The Raiders travel to Sulphur on Wednesday to take on Claiborne Christian in McMurry Park (Field No. 40) in the LHSAA Baseball State Tournament.  If they win, they will go to the finals on May 10 at 12 pm in Sulphur.  
Here’s a clip from the game provided by KALB, the NBC affiliate in Alexandria. Footage of the Raiders starts at the two-minute mark.