The Hudson baseball team made an inauspicious Suburban League National Conference debut April 5.
The Explorers suffered a 1-0 loss to North Royalton on the road.
The Bears scored their only run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Hudson (3-2, 0-1) finished with four hits and no errors. North Royalton had three hits and one error.
Right-handed pitcher Johnny Merrill took the loss despite pitching six strong innings. He struck out three batters and issued three walks.
Hayden Knox had the lone extra base hit for the Explorers with a double.