The host Hudson girls bowling team earned a 1,971-1,642 victory over Northeast Ohio Conference rival Brush Jan. 22 at the Sto-Kent Family Entertainment Center in Stow.
Geneva Liljestrand led the Lady Explorers with scores of 202 and 161, respectively.
Also competing for Hudson were Angela Piazza (122 and 208), Ashley Reed (169 and 150), Autumn Stanonik (146 and 155) and Jackie Smith (115 and 142).
The boys team lost a 2,514-2,452 decision.
Philip Rust led the Explorers with scores of 246 and 206.
Also competing for Hudson were Taylor Turrin (214 and 202), Bobby Shanks (191 and 176), Derek Moran (191 and 175), Hunter McCollough (163) and Nich Brumbaugh (158).
The Explorers also scored a 1,669-1,553 win in the junior varsity boys match.
Blake Mitchell had the high game (157) for Hudson.
All three teams were scheduled to visit Brunswick Jan. 24 at Dick Hoover Lanes in Brunswick. The varsity teams were set to compete in the G-Men Classic at Sky Lanes in Garrettsville. Results of those matches were not available at press time.
The varsity squads are set to host Northeast Ohio Conference rival Twinsburg Jan. 27 before heading to Roseland Lanes in Oakwood Village to take on NOC foe Solon Jan. 30. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.
WRA hockey loses
The Western Reserve Academy ice hockey team fell to 14-5 on the season after losing a 7-3 decision to Linsly Jan. 22 at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, W. Va.
Sam LaFontaine gave the Pioneers a 1-0 lead when he scored off a rebound 10 minutes into the game.
Linsly responded and had a 3-1 advantage after two periods and then took control in the third period.
LaFontaine scored again and Rob Markwell also scored for WRA. LaFontaine and Cory Wepler each had an assist for the Pioneers.
Reserve goaltender Christian Ciraco made 40 saves in the nets.
Hart picks Davidson
Hudson senior linebacker Ben Hart recently made a verbal commitment to continue his academic and football careers at Davidson College (N.C.).