The Hilliard club hockey team wrapped up its second consecutive Greater Columbus High School Club Hockey League championship with a 10-1 win over Athens on Feb. 17, earning the top seed for the Blue Jackets Cup.

The Hilliard club hockey team wrapped up its second consecutive Greater Columbus High School Club Hockey League championship with a 10-1 win over Athens on Feb. 17, earning the top seed for the Blue Jackets Cup.

The Wildcats went 15-3-2 and earned 32 points in the GCHSCHL, as did Newark. The Generals went 14-2-4 and are seeded second for the Blue Jackets Cup, followed by Westerville (12-7-1, 25), Northeast (7-10-3, 17), PRPC (7-13, 14) and Athens (0-20, 0).

The double-elimination tournament begins with two games Thursday, Feb. 21, at OhioHealth Ice Haus. PRPC plays Northeast at 5:30 p.m., followed by Westerville and Athens at approximately 7:20 p.m.

On Friday, Feb. 22, at the Ice Haus, the Westerville-Athens winner will play Newark at 6:20 p.m., followed by Hilliard and the PRPC-Northeast winner at approximately 8:10 p.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 23, consolation games will take place at 10 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. at Chiller Ice Works and at 7:50 p.m. at Chiller Easton, and the winner's bracket semifinal will be played at 6 p.m. at Chiller Easton.

The championship game is at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Chiller North. A second championship game, if necessary, will be played at 7:20 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Ice Haus.

Newark is the defending champion, having defeated Hilliard 4-3 in the final last season.

--Dave Purpura