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Hudson baseball team suffers first loss

Published: April 16, 2014 8:25 PM

The Hudson baseball team suffered its first loss of the season April 16 at The Ballpark at Hudson.

The Explorers dropped a 5-2 decision to Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division rival Mayfield.

With the loss, Hudson, which was the visiting team, fell to 7-1 overall and 2-1 in the Valley Division. The Wildcats improved to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in the division.

Mayfield scored twice in the second and fifth innings and once in the sixth to take a 5-0 lead. The Explorers scored their only two runs in the seventh.

Hudson finished with two hits and one error, while the Wildcats had five hits and three errors.

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Mayfield ace John Schreiber, a Kent State University recruit, got the win on the mound. He finished with 11 strikeouts in seven innings of work to improve to 2-1 on the season.

Explorers' right-hander Kevin Zullo took the loss to fall to 2-1.

For more, see the April 20 edition of the Hudson Hub-Times.

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