No. 5 Red Raiders take opener against West Virginia - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

No. 5 Red Raiders take opener against West Virginia

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The 5th Red Raiders moved to 8-0 in Big 12 series opening games as they edged West Virginia 2-1 Thursday night.

Prior to the first pitch, the team received their Big 12 Championship Trophy, their first since 1997 and then went out and played like the No. 1 team in next week’s conference tourney.

Trailing 1-0, the Red Raiders scored 2 in the 7th to hold on for the win.

 Hayden Howard got the win in relief going 3 innings and not giving up a run. He moves to 8-2 on the year.

The Red Raiders move to (39-13 overall and 18-4 in the Big 12). Game 2 is 2pm tomorrow at Rip Griffin Park.

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