The Hudson ice hockey team lost to Oxford Talawanda 7-4 at the Rough Rider Holiday Ice Hockey Tournament Saturday at Kent State University Ice Arena.

With the loss, the Explorers dropped to 7-5-1 on the season. The Braves led 7-2 at one point until Hudson got goals from Alec Dickens and Luke Karnofel, who also scored late in the first period.

At one point, the game was tied at two until Talwanda put the match away.

Matt Hannon scored the Explorers’ other goal early in the second period. Sully Clark added n assist for Hudson.