After a glorious seven-year run, the members of Hudson football team played the unexpected role of spectators after Halloween last year.

They may not be spooked by the postseason this fall.

The Explorers are ranked fifth in the Division II, Region 5 computer ratings with 12.75 points. The top eight teams in each region advance to the playoffs.

Hudson (5-3) is scheduled to visit Stow-Munroe Falls Friday at Bulldog Stadium. Game time is set for 7 p.m.