The Hudson boys basketball team improved to 7-6 overall and 2-4 in the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division after posting a convincing 40-21 victory over Solon Jan. 24.

Derek Schwarz led the Explorers with 10 points and 10 rebounds and Kevin Zullo also had 10 points for Hudson. Brendan Burdett added eight points for the Explorers.

Hudson took an 18-5 first-quarter lead and never looked back. The Comets made just five field goals in the game.

The Explorers lost a 37-34 decision in the junior varsity contest.

For more, see the Jan. 29 edition of the Hudson Hub-Times.