Updated: Rider to Face Burleson in Abilene

The #7 Rider Raiders will face the Burleson Elks in the Region I-4A Final this weekend, and the games will be at Abilene's Hardin-Simmons University.

Game 1 will be Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.

Game 2 will be Friday afternoon, moved up to 4:00 p.m., with Game 3, if necessary, to be played Saturday, also at 4:00 p.m.

The Raiders will be playing for the school's third trip to the State Tournament, and their second in a row.

For Burleson this is the deepest advance ever in the baseball playoffs.