The Hudson bowling teams settled for a split against Woodridge Wednesday at Sto-Kent Family Entertainment in Stow.
The girls improved to 5-2 after earning a 1,995-1,967 victory. The boys dropped to 4-3 after losing to the Bulldogs 2,785-2,411.
The girls trailed by 142 pins after the first game. However, they bounced back in the second game to cut their deficit to eight.
The Explorers won the first two Baker games 138-133 and 138-127 and then sealed the deal with a 165-145 victory in the final game. The key to Hudson’s win was its ability to convert spares.
Katie Timas led the Explorers with scores of 167 and 214, respectively. Ariana Ellis was next for Hudson with scores of 139 and 193. Rounding out the scores for the Explorers were Maddie Long (124 and 159), Natalie Gilles (150 and 129) and Mary Ramsey (149 and 130).
The boys team competed against one of the top teams in the area. Woodridge also featured two nationally recognized players.
Logan Loeffler led Hudson with a 507 series (276 and 231). However, the rest of the Explorers struggled against the Bulldogs, who had four players roll series of 420 pins or more. Bryce Oliver led Woodridge with a 548 series (269 and 279).
Brock Miller was next for Hudson with scores of 221 and 146. Also bowling two games for the Explorers were Trey Grega (184 and 166) and Java Berger (170 and 168). Jacob Kenerson added a 150 for the Explorers, who outscored the Bulldogs 581-558 in the Baker games.