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The Hudson Raider baseball team clinched its first conference championship since 1979 Tuesday, May 21, by sweeping a doubleheader from Eau Claire North, 4-2 and 5-3, at Eau Claire’s Carson Park. Hudson finished the season all alone in first place in the Big Rivers Conference with a record of 11-1.
The Raider baseball team’s 2013 hit parade continued as it exploded for 24 runs in a doubleheader sweep at Rice Lake but came to an abrupt halt Friday at home against Eau Claire Memorial as the Raiders were shut out for the first time in 71 games, 6-0.
The Raider softball team looked in midseason form in its first home doubleheader of the season last Tuesday against Rice Lake, pounding out 25 hits, including four home runs, and committing just one error while sweeping the Warriors 11-1 and 10-1.
After dropping its Big Rivers Conference opener to perennial conference powerhouse Eau Claire Memorial, 6-1, last Thursday, the Raider boys’ tennis team bounced back in a big way by capturing the team title at Saturday’s Royal/Raptor Invitational in Woodbury.
The Raider girls’ track and field team scored in every event, including placing three of the top six individuals in two events, on its way to a second place finish at the 8-team Border Battle Track and Field Meet last Friday at UW-River Falls Knowles Fieldhouse.
Hudson’s boys posted five first place finishes, including two by senior Brandon D’Andrea in the sprint events, on their way to a first place team finish at the inaugural Border Battle Track and Field Meet last Friday at UW-River Falls’ Knowles Fieldhouse.
In a perfect world, the Raider baseball team would have eight games under its belt by this point of the season, Hudson’s girls’ soccer would be seven games into its schedule, and the boys’ golf team would have played two 18-hole invitationals and two nine-hole conference mini-meets by now.
Hudson’s girls scored points in 10 of 15 events on their way to a second place finish at the 17-team All-American Indoor Track and Field Invitational last Saturday at UW-River Falls’ Knowles Fieldhouse.
On a day that saw 22 meet records either tied or broken, the Raider boys got a second place finish in the final event of the day to win the team title by a half-point over River Falls at the All-American Invitational last Saturday at UW-River Falls’ Knowles Fieldhouse.
Last year the Raider baseball team advanced further into the postseason than any other school in the Big Rivers Conference, reaching the WIAA sectional semifinals while posting a record of 16-9 overall. With six starters back, including five All-BRC players, expectations are high for the 2013 Raider squad.
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