FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 8, 2022
2022 OHSAA ICE HOCKEY STATE SEMIFINALS AND CHAMPIONSHIP GAME TO BE PLAYED AT NATIONWIDE ARENA MARCH 10 & 12
Thursday’s semifinal matchups include Lakewood St. Edward vs. Gates Mills Gilmour Academy and Toledo St. Francis vs. Upper Arlington
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The 45th annual Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) ice hockey state semifinals and championship game are set to be played at Nationwide Arena on Thursday, March 10 and Saturday, March 12. The tournament, which began with 85 teams, is down to its final four with the winners of each district – Upper Arlington from the Columbus district, Toledo St. Francis from the Sylvania district, Lakewood St. Edward from the Brooklyn district and Gates Mills Gilmour Academy from the Kent district - advancing to the semifinals.
The complete schedule follows:
Thursday, March 10
4 p.m. – Semifinal Game: Gates Mills Gilmour Academy vs. Lakewood St. Edward
7 p.m. – Semifinal Game: Upper Arlington vs. Toledo St. Francis de Sales
(Teams listed as visitor vs. home)
Saturday, March 12
7 p.m. – OHSAA Championship Game
OHSAA State tournament coverage: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Ice-Hockey/2021-22-Ice-Hockey/2021-22-Ice-Hockey-State-Tournament-Coverage
Both semifinals and the championship game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network, which is available for a $10 monthly subscription. Neil Sika and former Blue Jacket and Ohio State standout RJ Umberger will call the action during the livestreams of the semifinals, while the Blue Jackets Radio Network’s Bob McElligott and Dylan Tyrer will be on the call for the championship contest.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students (Thursday’s ticket is good for both semifinal games). To order, visit Ticketmaster.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena.