It's now how you start, but how you finish, right?
In this case, the Explorers' start will do.
The Hudson baseball team improved to 7-3 overall with a 10-3 victory over Shaker Heights April 15 on the road.
The Explorers took a 9-0 lead with four runs in the top of the first inning and five more in the second.
Despite its high run total, Hudson finished with just six hits. The Explorers committed one error.
The Red Raiders also had six hits and one error.
Left-handed pitcher Nolan O'Connell got the win on the mound. He allowed two earned runs in three innings of work.
Johnny Merrill led Hudson's offense with two hits, including a double, two runs batted in and a run scored.
Seth Draper had a single, a stolen base and three RBIs and Spencer McClure had a double, an RBI, two runs scored, a walk and a stolen base.
The Explorer stole eight bases.