Rider wins big in playoff warm up

The Rider baseball team topped Abilene Wylie 13-1 in a playoff warm up game at Hoskins Field this afternoon.

Ben Smith drove in the game's opening run with an RBI to left in the bottom of the first. The hit drove in Cameron Allen from second.

Ben Bates knocked in a run in the second as well.

The Raiders are still awaiting their opponent for the playoffs, which begin at the end of the week.