The Hudson boys track and field team was in third place with 21 points after the first day of the Nordonia Division I district meet May 17 at Boliantz Stadium in Macedonia.
The district meet is scheduled to conclude May 19 at 4 p.m.
The top four athletes in each event and top four relays advance to the regional competition, which is set to take place May 24 and 26 at Austintown-Fitch High School.
The 3,200 meter relay team of Blake Roberts, Connor Sinko, Lucas Lay and Adam Beucler advanced to the regional competition with a first-place time of 8 minutes, 3.87 seconds.
Nathan Kravitz finished fifth in the pole vault with a vault of 12 feet, 4 inches. Teammate Noah Beseda took seventh (12 feet) in the pole vault.
Samuel Bashian placed sixth in the discus with a throw of 133-6. Greg Mailey captured seventh (20-7.5) in the long jump.
Qualifying for finals for the Explorers were the 800 relay team of Dawson Wervey, Greg Mailey, Zack Rickey and Nivash Jayaram; the 400 relay team of Mailey, Rickey, Jayaram and Maxwell Doyle; Wervey in the 400; Jack Good and Eric Halford in the 800; and the 1,600 relay team of Luke Good, Lay, Jayaram and Wervey.