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TEAM NEWS

Isaac MacGillis featured in
Akron Beacon-Journal's
High School Spotlight (3/4/2015)

Congratulations to Zack Meder -
Named NOC Player of the Year.
Mitch Guadagni and Issac
MacGillis named All-League.

Mitch Guadagni Named Yours
Truly Player of the Week (2/28/15)

Coach Brink Interviewed on
Plain Dealer's Full Court
Press Podcast (1/28/15)

Third Time's The Charm As
Hudson Wins Holiday Tourney
Hudson Hub-Times (1/4/15)

Trevor Colazzo Featured in
Beacon-Journal Article about
Win Over Stow (12/20/14)

Season Preview:
Hudson Hub-Times (12/14/14)

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1.  HUDSON
8-2
2.  Solon
6-4
3.  Stow-Munroe Falls
6-4
4.  Brush
5-5
5.  Cuyahoga Falls
3-7
6.  Twinsburg
2-8
12/13:  HUDSON REBOUNDS
WITH HUGE VICTORY, 75-40
Zack Meder leads scorers with
22 points, and Isaac MacGillis
added 21 points for the victory.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
2015-2016 SEASON
BEGINS ON DEC. 4TH


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for 2015-16 Schedule


Explorers Join the
New Suburban League

Brecksville, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson,
Nordonia, North Royalton,
Stow, Twinsburg, Wadsworth


2014-15 Season Highlights

Hudson wins 2nd NOC River
Division Championship in 3 yrs.  

Varsity Team finishes 18-5
.782 winning percentage

Tough Defense:  Held opponents
to average of 39.8 pts per game

Junior Zack Meder named NOC
River Division Player of the Year

Mitch Guadagni wins Hudson
all-time, career steals record

The future is bright:  JV has 17-3
record; Freshmen were 16-5.

Go Explorers!
12/16: Hudson Keeps Rolling With Resounding
54-28 Victory Over Mayfield in Home Opener
Hudson used strong defense and aggressive play to jump out to a 22-7
lead and then cruised to 54-28 victory.  Zack Meder scored 11 pts
and Trevor Colazzo had a double-double with 11 pts and 11 rebounds.
See Hudson Hub-Times Article
12/19:  HUDSON DEFEATS
STOW, 41-31
Hudson held Stow to 0 points in the
1st qtr., and went on a 8-0 run to start
the 3rd qtr. to secure the victory over
their NOC River Division rival.  
Isaac MacGillis finished with 16 points
and 8 rebounds to lead the Explorers.
Check Out ABJ Article
12/23:  Hudson Wins
Again In Another Strong
Defensive Effort, 39-17,
Over Youngstown East
Hudson held their opponents to 4
pts.in the 1st and 2 pts. in the
3d in route to 4th consecutive win.  
Mitch Guidagni led the Explorers
with 20 pts. and 6 steals
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12/29:  HUDSON WINS AGAIN,
56-32, OVER STREETSBORO.
In another strong defensive outing,
Hudson jumps out to a 13-2 1st quarter
lead to secure its 5th straight victory.  
Zack Meder finished with 12 pts. and
Mitch Guadagni had 10 pts.
12/30:  HUDSON DEFEATS KENSTON
48-43 TO WIN HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT
Junior Zack Meder leads Explorers with 24 points and 3 three-pointers.
Mitch Guadagni and Isaac MacGillis make All-Tourney Team,
and Zack Meder Named Tournament MVP.
1/10: Hudson Wins Big Victory
Over NOC Rival Brush, 56-39
In another strong defensive outing, Explorers
ju
mp to early lead, holding Brush to only 13 pts.
in the 1st half.  Isaac MacGillis led Hudson
with 16 points and 10 rebounds.  Zack Meder
and Mitch Guadagni had 15 and 14 points each.
See Hudson Hub-Times Article
1/16:  HUDSON DEFEATS
CUYAHOGA FALLS, 53-43

Explorers overcome early deficit
to win hard-fought game.  Zack
Meder leads team with 21 points.
JV and Freshmen Also Win.  
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1/20:  HUDSON WINS AGAIN BY
DEFEATING WADSWORTH, 56-53
Zack Meder leads second half charge
with 23 pts.  Isaac MacGillis finishes
with 21 pts. and 12 rebounds, and Trevor
Colazzo secures a record 15 rebounds.
See ABJ Article For More Details
2014-2015 FINAL
NOC River Division Standings
1/23: HUDSON DEEATS
TWINSBURG, 46-28
10th win moves Hudson into tie for
1st place of NOC River Division.
Coach Brink wins 100th career
victory as Hudson's head coach.  
Zack Meder has 19 pts. and Mitch
Guidagni scores 17 for Explorers
.
See Hudson Hub-Times Article
1/26: Hudson guts out a tough
win, 43-39, over Solon to take
sole possession of 1st place.
Down 10-0 in 1Q, and 26-18 in the 3d,
Explorers scratch and claw their way
back to victory.  Zack Meder scores
21 points to lead Explorers.
 
See Hudson Hub-Times Article
1/6:  Hudson falls in tough loss to Brunswick, 54-36
Brunswick hits 10 three-point shots to win the game.  
Isaac MacGillis finishes with 11 pts. and Kyle Ator has 8 pts.
2/13: HUDSON STAYS IN 1ST PLACE
WITH HUGE VICTORY AT BRUSH, 58-44
After losing a 15-6 1Q lead, the Explorers come out
strong to start the 2d half with a 11-1 run to take a
commanding 14-pt. lead.  Mitch Guadagni has
season-high 26 pts., and Zack Meder has 14 pts.
See Hudson Hub-Times Article
2/6: Hudson's Comeback Falls Short,
as Explorers Lose to Stow, 42-39.
Down 34-25 with only 2:44 left, Hudson mounts a
ferocious comeback that falls short when 3 pt. shot
misses at the buzzer.  Zack Meder finished with 18 pts.,
Isaac MacGillis had 9, and Mitch Guadagni had 8,
including a fast break dunk during 4Q comeback.
See Akron Beacon Journal Article
2/3:  HUDSON WINS 6TH IN ROW, WITH
74-46 VICTORY OVER BOARDMAN.
Mitch Guadagni leads the Explorers with 22 points.  
Zack Meder had 20 points, and Brendan Burdett scored
a season-high 15 points.  
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2/23:  HUDSON CLINCHES SHARE OF RIVER DIVISION
TITLE WITH 47-37 WIN OVER CUYAHOGA FALLS
Down 21-18 at the half, and 31-30 after 3, Explorers end game with
17-6 4th Qtr. to secure the victory.  Mitch Guadagni has 14 pts. and
Trevor Colazzo has a season-high 12 points.  
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12/12:  Hudson's furious comeback falls short,
losing 49-46 on a buzzer beater at Solon.
After falling behind 16-4 to start the game and trailing 40-33 at end
of 3d Qtr., Explorers used aggressive defense and timely steals to
make a strong comeback in the 4th Qtr.  Brendan Burdett hit 2 ftee
throws to tie the game with 7 seconds left, but Solon hit a 3 pt. shot
at the buzzer to win the game.  Isaac MacGillis led Explorers with a
double- double, 12 points and 12 rebounds.  JV wins big, 53-37.
2/17:  SENIORS LEAD
HUDSON TO SENIOR
NIGHT VICTORY OVER
NORTH ROYALTON, 48-35
Senior Mitch Guadagni leads with 19
points.  Seniors Kyle Ator, Brendan
Burdett, Matt Rightnour, and Jack
Sullivan also score for the Explorers.
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2/24:  Hudson's Offensive Explosion Leads
To 72-58 Road Victory Over Kent-Roosevelt
Down 26-19 in 2nd Qtr, Explorers go on 14-1 run at end
of 1st half, and score 39 points in 2nd half for the win.  
Zack Meder led with 25 pts. Mitch Guadagni had 13,
Isaac MacGillis had 12, and Brendan Burdett had 11.  
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2014-15
NOC RIVER DIVISION CHAMPIONS!
HUDSON WINS NORTHEAST OHIO
CONFERENCE RIVER DIVISION TITLE
WITH 43-37 WIN OVER TWINSBURG
Isaac MacGillis has big night with 22 points
to lead the Explorers to their 2nd
conference championship in three years.