The Hudson volleyball team went 2-1 at a quad Aug. 23 at Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls.
The Lady Explorers lost a 25-16, 26-24 decision to Walsh and earned a 25-15, 25-13 win over Wadsworth and a 25-12, 25-21 victory over Brecksville-Broadview Heights.
Against Walsh, Jordan Mackay had a huge match with 14 kills, 12 digs and six blocks.
Alyssa Disandis added 20 assists and Sarah Young had 26 digs and six service points.
Gina Holland contributed 17 digs. Allison Rense and Lindsay Schlabach each had five blocks and Alena Madar finished with four kills for Hudson.
Mackay had six kills and three blocks against Wadsworth. Disandis finished with 11 assists and Madar had four blocks and three kills.
Also contributing for the Lady Explorers were Holland (13 digs), Young (11 digs), Amanda Przybocki (eight digs) and Olivia Baumhoer (four blocks).
Mackay led the way with 17 kills and eight digs against Brecksville.
Rense had four kills and two blocks and Disandis finished with 28 assists.
Holland added eight digs and six service points and Young finished with eight digs. Madar contributed three blocks.
Hudson is scheduled to compete at the Best of Ohio Tournament Aug. 30 at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo. Play is set to begin at 9 a.m.
Girls soccer club
The host Hudson girls soccer team improved to 2-0 on the season after posting a lopsided 10-1 victory over GlenOak Aug. 21 at Hudson Memorial Stadium.
The Lady Explorers had a 6-0 lead at halftime.
Erin Torrence had three goals and one assist and Brigid Lee had three goals.
Kim Ito added two goals and one assist and Elena Vuksta and Alyssa Pamer each scored once.
Maddy Waters finished with three assists for Hudson and Victoria Breeden and Sarah Dieter each had one assist.
The Lady Explorers had a 12-1 advantage in shots on goal and a 7-0 edge in corner kicks.
Hudson was scheduled to host Northeast Ohio Conference rival Parma Normandy Aug. 25. Results were not available at press time.
The Lady Explorers are set to entertain NOC foe Stow-Munroe Falls Aug. 27 before heading to Massillon to play Jackson Aug. 30.
Both varsity contests are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
WRA places third
The Western Reserve Academy boys cross country team finished third with 78 points at the George Clements Invitational Aug. 23 in Hunting Valley.
University won with 24 points and Shaker Heights took second with 51 points.
Danny Mylott placed fifth out of 145 runners with a time of 18 minutes, 27 seconds to lead the Pioneers. Teammate Colin Horgan finished seventh (18:35).
Rounding out the top five for Reserve were Max Borrmann (12th, 18:59), Sammy Bluso (25th, 19:45) and Peter Thewissen (29th, 20:01).
The WRA girls placed 18th with 526 points at the 22-team Berkshire Invitational Aug. 23 in Burton.
Berkshire won the competition with 89 points.
Elizabeth Downing led the Pioneers with a 70th-place time of 23:47.2.
Rounding out the top five for Reserve were Nina Tekelenburg (103rd, 24:40.6), Catherine Berry (128th, 25:59.9), Anna Ballard (159th, 27:31.2) and Mika Takahashi (161st, 27:39.2).
Golfers fall to Padua
The Western Reserve Academy golf team fell to 1-1 after losing to Parma Padua Franciscan Aug. 21 at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Medina.
Padua earned a 170-174 victory. Sophomore Paul Schumacher led the Pioneers with a 38.
Rounding out the team scoring for Reserve were Joey Wang (43), Michael Pamer (46) and Christian Ciraco (47).
The host Western Reserve Academy boys soccer team improved to 3-0 with a 4-1 victory over Canton Cental Catholic Aug. 23.
Ryan Hassell had three goals and Matt Waldeck finished with one goal and one assist for the Pioneers.
Beni Lerner and Tim Lund each had one assist. Reserve had a 15-4 advantage in shots on goal and an 8-2 edge in corner kicks.
WRA goalkeepers Gabe Skora and Rahul Basu made two saves and one save, respectively.
The host Pioneers earned a 5-0 win over Hartville Lake Center Christian Aug. 21.
Reserve (2-0) had a 3-0 lead at halftime.
Waldeck had a goal and an assist and Lerner, Hassell, George Wiggam and Evan Morgan each scored once.
Andrew McLaughlin also had an assist as WRA finished with a 19-3 advantage in shots on goal and a 1-0 edge in corner kicks.
Basu and Skora made two and one saves, respectively.
The Western Reserve Academy girls soccer team improved to 2-0 on the season after posting a 2-0 victory over Manchester Aug. 21 in Akron.
The Pioneers had a 1-0 lead at halftime. Allison Hickox and Zoe McCormick each scored once for Reserve. Amanda Sudilovsky added an assist.
WRA goalkeeper Maria Paparella made seven saves. The Pioneers had a 15-11 advantage in shots on goal and a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.
Tennis team loses
The Western Reserve Academy girls tennis team fell to 2-1 on the season after losing a 4-1 decision to Walsh Jesuit Aug. 21 in Cuyahoga Falls.
Alicia Ma (6-4, 6-2) scored the Pioneers' only victory at third singles.
Hudson resident Molly Sandberg earned a 6-2, 6-2 win at first singles for Walsh. Caroline Dickinson of Hudson was part of Walsh's first doubles team that won 6-1, 6-0. Dickinson had a 4-1 record as of press time.
The Walsh Jesuit girls tennis team earned a 3-2 victory over Olentangy Liberty Aug. 22 on the road.
Hudson resident Molly Sandberg scored a 6-1, 6-0 victory at first singles for Walsh. She improved to 4-1 on the season.