SYLVANIA — Cody Schneider scored 15 points on a double-hat trick six goals and three assists as Perrysburg defeated Lake, 11-2, to close the regular season at Tam-O-Shanter Saturday.
Perrysburg finishes the season 17-14-1 while Lake, the Northwest Hockey Conference White Division champions, are 15-5-1.
Caden Seiple had two goals and one assist for the Yellow Jackets, including the game-winning goal. Mackeane Hanley had one goal and two assists, and Alex Wilhelm and Carter Schaetzke scored one goal apiece.
Trey Haney, Cole Christen, Ryan Butler, Sam Bortz, and Nathan Butler had one assist each for Perrysburg.
Perrysburg opens tournament play next Saturday, Feb. 18 against Toledo St. John’s (15-12-3) at Tam-O-Shanter in Sylvania. Faceoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. and the winner advances to the regional final four.
In their two Northwest Hockey Conference Red Division clashes this season, St. John’s defeated Perrysburg both times, 8-2 and 5-4.
Lake 6, Toledo Whitmer 5
Lake closed its domination of the Northwest Hockey Conference White Division by defeating Whitmer, 6-5, Friday at Bowling Green State University’s Slater Family Ice Arena.
Lake finished a perfect 8-0 in the division while Whitmer is 7-17-1 overall and 1-5-1 in the division.
James Bickley scored the game-winning goal, breaking a 5-5 tie, with 4:33 remaining. He was assisted by Ashton Graham.
Bickley finished with a three-goal hat trick, scoring Lake’s first two goals. He was assisted by Bailey Coe in the first goal and Clay Soltis and Graham in the second goal.
Soltis scored Lake’s third goal, assisted by Boden Stoller and Mason Jardine, and Coe scored the fifth, also assisted by Stoller and Jardine.
The game saw only one penalty whistled, a two-minute tripping against Lake as the Panthers never played a man-down.
Erik Kenney scored twice for Whitmer and Jacob Wishnewitz, Nolan Wygast, and Carson McClellon scored one goal apiece. Cameron Schavone and Wishnewitz had two assists each and Wygast had one assist.
Fremont Ross 66, Bowling Green 56
FREMONT — Bowling Green put four players into double figures, but Fremont Ross came away with a 66-56 win over the visiting Bobcats in non-league boys basketball Saturday.
Jabari Conway led BG with 14 points and Jake Amspoker, Ahmir Ruffin and Evan Brandt scored 11 points each for the Bobcats, but it was not enough.
That is because Ayden Carter scored 32 points for the Little Giants, including three 3-point goals, nine two-point field goals and he was 5-for-9 at the line. Anthony Vann added 17 points for Ross.
Brock Hastings scored seven points and Brayden Freyman added two points to round out the Bobcats’ scoring.
Carter Rodriguez scored seven, Mason Durnwald scored six and Adam Hrynciw and Tykell Patterson added two points each for the Little Giants.
Amspoker scored seven first quarter points as the Bobcats took an 18-15 lead, but Ross grabbed a one-point 32-31 lead at halftime and were up 48-42 entering the fourth quarter.
Fremont Ross improves to 7-13 while the Bobcats see their three-game winning streak snapped, slipping to 9-11.
Liberty Center 58, Otsego 45
TONTOGANY — Gavin Geahlan and Landon Bockelman scored 16 points each to lead Liberty Center past Otsego, 58-45, in non-league boys basketball action Saturday.
Tanner Balusik led Otsego with 13 points, Carter Lampe and Kaidyn Hutton scored seven apiece, and Drew Gase scored six points.
Jack Simpson and Owen Weaver scored four points apiece and Cohen Feehan and Owen Atkinson added two points each for the Knights (8-13).
Zane Zeiter scored nine points, Colton Chambers scored six, Landen Kruse scored four, Riley Chapa scored two points and Colton Kruse added one point for the Tigers (13-8).
Lakota 49, Fremont St. Joseph 38
FREMONT — Lakota downed St. Joseph, 49-38, in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division girls cage action Saturday.
Carlie Foos led the Raiders with 21 points, four assists and four rebounds, Kaiya Mompher had nine points and four rebounds and Emma Gregg had six points and three rebounds.
Maddi Militello led St. Joseph with 10 points and Kayla Hessick scored eight points.
Aubrey Vitte scored six points on two three-point goals and Cassidy Foos, Lexi Moon and Riley King added two points apiece for the Raiders.
For the Crimson Streaks, Ella Price scored seven points, Taylor Ohms scored six, Avery Naderer scored three and Emma Kelbley and Avey Fleming added two points each.