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LAST  UPDATE 3/13/2016
TEAM NEWS
Hudson Ranked #21 In
Cleveland Plain Dealer Poll

Hudson Is #4 Seed in
OHSAA Copley District Bracket

Senior Isaac MacGillis Named
Yours Truly Athlete of the Week
(1/17/16)

Senior Zack Meder Named
ABJ Player of the Week
(12/17/15)

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UPCOMING EVENTS
2015-16 Season Highlights

17-6 Overall Record

2d Place in Suburban League

Had 10-Game Winning Streak

Most 3-point shots in season

6 players shoot over 30% in
three-point FG Avg.

Zack Meder and Issac MacGillis
named 1st Team All-Suburban
League; Alex Beck Is
Honorable Mention

Zack Meder named 2nd Team
Inland District and All Ohio
Honorable Mention


Isaac MacGillis and Alex Beck
are named All-Inland District
Honorable Mention

Freshmen Team Finishes 20-1
FINAL - Suburban League
National Divison Standings
12/11:  Explorers suffer tough loss on
the road to North Royalton, 66-56.
 
Zack Meder scores record high 34 pts.
and Isaac MacGillis scores 16.
1.
Brecksville
13
1
2.
Hudson
10
4
3.
Stow-Munroe Falls
10
4
4.
North Royalton
7
7
5.
Cuyahoga Falls
6
8
6.
Wadsworth
4
10
7.
Nordonia
3
11
8.
Twinsburg
3
11
12/12:  HUDSON REBOUNDS WITH HUGE
VICTORY OVER YOUNGSTOWN EAST, 69-33.
 
All 13 Varsity Players Score for the Explorers.
Zack Meder has another record night with 31 points.
See Hudson Hub-Times Article on Zack's Record-Breaking Performance
12/18:  Hudson Improves to
3-1 With Comeback Win
At Cuyahoga Falls, 45-42
Down 24-16, the Explorers use strong
defense, rebounds, and late free throws
to win.  Jackson Parker and David
O'Connor have big nights for Hudson
12/30:  Hudson Loses to Kenston 68-59
in Hudson Holiday Classic Championship
Explorers fall behind 15-5 and are unable to close gap.  
Meder and MacGillis named to All-Tournament Team.  
Click on Link for Runner-Up Trophy Photo
1/5: HUDSON EXPLODES WITH HUGE
VICTORY OVER TWINSBURG, 68-50.

Explorers have one of their best offensive
performances of the season.  Zack Meder leads
with 24 pts and Isaac MacGillis adds 21 pts.
 
1/9: HUDSON IMPROVES TO 6-3 WITH
51-34 WIN OVER WADSWORTH.
 
Down 27-22 in the 3Q, Explorers go on a 20-0
second half run to pull away.  Isaac MacGillis has
double-double with 25 pts. and 14 rebounds.
Click on Link for Details
12/22: Hudson Battles,
But Falls To Stow, 68-59
 
Zack Meder leads Explorers with 20 points
and Mike Piekarski has a big night with 14
pts. and two 3-pointers.  JV and Freshmen
Teams Win.  
Click on Link for More Details
HUDSON DEFEATS STREETSBORO, 57-48
Zack Meder leads with 15 pts., Isaac MacGillis
scores 12, and Alex Beck has 10.  Peter Funk
has big night with 10 points and two 3-pointers.
Click on Link for More Details  
1/16:  Hudson Ekes Out A Tough Road
Win Over Akron Kenmore, 45-44.
Zack Meder drains 2 clutch FTs with secs. left to
win the game.  Spencer McClure has great night
with 9 pts., 2 3s, and big steal at end of the game.
1/19:  2nd Half Offensive Explosion Leads
To 33-Pt. Victory Over Nordonia, 70-37.
Up 27-18 at end of 1st half, Hudson scores 43 pts. in 2d
half to run away with victory. Zack Meder leads w/26 pts.
& three 3s.  Jackson Parker has 10 pts. and slam dunk.
Click on Link for Hudson Hub-Times Article
1/26:  HUDSON WINS REMATCH
WITH NORTH ROYALTON, 46-34
.
Explorers have slow offensive start, but play great
defense and make 13 out of 13 FTs in 4th Qtr. to
secure the win.  
 Click on Link for Details
1/29: HUDSON WINS 5TH STRAIGHT WITH
BIG WIN OVER CUYAHOGA FALLS 68-44.
Explorers start game on fire to jump to early 24-7 lead.
Alex Beck scores 10 of his 12 pts. in 1st  Qtr.  Spencer
McClure has big night with 14 pts.
, and Isaac MacGillis
has a record # of blocked shots.
Click on Link for Details
12/8:  HUDSON WINS
SEASON OPENER OVER
MAPLE HEIGHTS, 61-53
Zack Meder scores 19 pts and Issac
MacGillis scores 18 with 12 rebounds.
Explorers make 21 free throws
to win hard-fought game!  
 
Click on Link for Hub-Times Article
2/5:  HUDSON MOVES INTO 2ND PLACE
WITH BIG VICTORY OVER STOW, 59-47
Explorers jump out to 16-4 lead and defeat their
arch-rival with strong defense and making 8-of-13
3-pointers and 19-of-22 free throws.   Isaac MacGillis
has a double-double with 22 pts. and 10 rebounds.
Click on Link for Akron Beacon-Journal Article
1/15:  Upset Bid Falls Short, As Hudson
Loses Close One To Brecksville 56-54.

Hudson led for first 3 quarters against 1st
place team, but fell behind in 4th quarter.
Strong defense propelled Explorers to 14-pt.
lead in 1st half.  Zack Meder led with 20 pts.
1/12: HUDSON WINS 3RD STRAIGHT
GAME, 60-52, WITH VICTORY
OVER KENT-ROOSEVELT.
Zack Meder leads with 24 pts. and five 3s.
MacGillis has 3rd straight double-double.
Click On Link for Hudson Hub-Times Article
2/2:  HUDSON WINS 6TH STRAIGHT WITH 20
PT. WIN OVER CLEVELAND SHAW 57-37
Hudson makes 10 three-pointers.  Zack Meder leads all
scorers with 27 points and a career-high six 3-pt. shots.  
Hudson Improves to 15-4 with 58-51 Win Over Highland
Zack Meder scores 25 points to Lead Explorers to 15th Win.
Jackson Parker has double-double with 13 pts. & 10 rebounds.
Click On Link for Akron Beacon-Journal Article
2/12:  Seniors Lead Explorers To
Big Win Over Twinsburg, 54-30.
Senior Ryan Martin Led Team In Assists and
Rebounds.  9th Straight Win; Still in Hunt for
League Title.  
Click on Link for Senior Photo.
Hudson Defeats Wadsworth 50-37 for 10th Straight Win.
Explorers Outscore Opponents 17-6 in 4th Qtr. for Victory.  Takes Sole
Possession of 2nd Place.  Big Game on Friday v. 1st Place Brecksville.
2/19:  2d Half Comeback Falls Short,
As Hudson Falls To Brecksville, 65-58.  
Down 15-4 to start the game and down 35-21 at the half,
Explorers make 2nd half comeback to close the gap in 4Q.
Mike Piekarski hits a 3 pt. shot to cut lead to 59-58 with
39 seconds left, but Brecksville makes last 6 FTs to win.
HUDSON SEASON ENDS WITH A 51-45 LOSS
TO STOW IN OHSAA SECTIONAL FINALS.
Senior Isaac MacGillis leads with 16 pts. and great defense.
CONGRATULATIONS
TO THE 2015-2016
HUDSON EXPLORERS
FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEASON
17-6 Overall Record
2nd Place in Suburban League
.
1/22: Hudson holds on for 44-41 win over Nordonia
Up 30-18 at end of 3Q, Explorers withstand Nordonia rally to complete
2-game sweep of this Suburban League rival.  
Zack Meder scores 18 and Isaac MacGillis scores 16.