It got a little scary, but the Hudson boys lacrosse team pulled it off.
The host Explorers improved to 11-5 on the season after posting a tense 8-7 victory over Hunting Valley University in overtime May 9 at Hudson Memorial Stadium.
Cole Miller scored the winning goal with 25.2 seconds left. Merrick Widdoes had the assist. Miller scored twice and had an assist for Hudson.
Anthony Rightnour led the Explorers' offense with four goals and Widdoes and Brady Ludewig also scored for the Explorers.
Max Cole had two assists and Jack Burdett and Angelo Donatelli each had one assist for Hudson.
Explorers' goalies Stroud Corr and Matt Withem each made six saves in the cage. Miller and Withem received the game ball for their efforts.
Hudson outshot University 31-30 and had a 36-22 advantage in ground balls. The Explorers, who had 16 turnovers compared to 10 giveaways for the Preppers (10-4), won just 6 of 19 face-offs.
The junior varsity team improved to 12-2-1 with a 15-8 win. The JV squad also defeated North Canton Hoover 12-8 May 5.