The Aurora ice hockey team wrapped up its regular season in dominating fashion.
The Greenmen crushed Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin 7-1 Saturday at Mentor Civic Ice Arena.
Aurora, which improved to 15-9 overall and finished 9-5 in the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League Blue North Division scored three goals apiece in the first and second periods, respectively.
Sophomore Cameron Mullin led the way for Aurora with four goals and an assist. Junior Jack McElwee had four points and senior Jack Pfiffner finished with three points.
Sophomore Patrick Murray tallied two points and sophomore Drew Pfiffner and freshman Mike Mancine each had one assist.
Also getting into the act was junior Sami Bjelopera, who scored her first career varsity goal.
Alex Steen scored the lone goal for the Lions.
Senior Jordan Smith and sophomore Nolan Sullivan combined for nine saves the nets for the Greenmen. Matt Atczak made 49 stops for the Lions (1-22, 0-14).
"It was a great wrap-up to the regular season," Aurora head coach John Sheridan said. "We played well on the road and were able to get a lot of players some great experience. Everyone contributed to the win and now we’re focused for our first Baron Cup game."
In securing a fourth-place finish, the Greenmen enters the Baron Cup III tournament as the fourth seed in the eigh-team pool.
Aurora’s first game in the single-elimination tournament is scheduled to take place against fifth-seeded Lakewood Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
All Baron Cup games are played at John M. Coyne Rec Center in Brooklyn.
"We’re confident going into the tournament this year," Sheridan said. "We’ve seen almost all of these teams at least once during the season and know what to expect from each one.
"There are a lot of good teams here, but we’ve shown that we can play with all of them and we have as good a shot as any to win it."
Mullin leads the team with 40 goals and 66 points. He is the sixth player in school history to score 40 goals. Jack Pfiffner is second on the team with 49 points.