The Hudson boys basketball team dropped to 2-5 on the season after losing to host Boardman 65-48 Thursday.

The Sparans outscored the Explorers 32-15 in the third quarter. Derrick Anderson was particularly lethal for Boardman. He scored 21 of his game-high 28 points in the third.

Ethan Andersen added 21 points for the Spartans.

Brad McCormick led Hudson with 21 points and Damani Ganaway contributed 10 points for the Explorers.