March 15, 2009
2009 OHSAA Ice Hockey Championship
Preppers Perfect in
Taking Home Second State Title
School shuts out Toledo St. Johnís Jesuit, 3-0, for hockey state
Game Stats: Hunting Valley University School 3, Toledo St. John's
COLUMBUS, Ohio Ė
Sophomore forward Ian Robertson scored on a 15-yard slap shot just
five seconds into the third period, and Hunting Valley University
School went on to win, 3-0, over Toledo St. Johnís Jesuit in the
2009 OHSAA ice hockey state championship Sunday in Nationwide Arena.
After winning their
state semifinal game in double-overtime Saturday over defending
state champion Lakewood St. Edward, some questioned if the Preppers
would have enough left in the tank to challenge St. Johnís, which
cruised in its semifinal game, 7-0, over Centerville. But the
Preppers (31-6-3) applied more pressure from the start and held the
Titans (23-10-4) to just 10 total shots in the game after they had
It marks the second
state championship for University School Ė their first came in 2003
Ė and caps off a season that saw the Preppers reach the stateís
final weekend for the sixth time in the last eight years.
junior goalie Jamie Regan notched 10 saves. The Preppers got on the
board with 1:30 left in the second period when senior forward
Charlie Clark found the back of the net off an assist from junior
forward Matt DeGulis. Afterís Robertsonís stunning goal just five
seconds into the third period, it was all but over. Senior forward
Pat Shedlock assisted on the goal.
senior forward Andy Neff sealed the win with a top shelf wrist shot
from close range about three minutes later, with freshman forward
Matt Whipper earning the assist.