GCHSHL to Host 46th Baron Cup Tournament Starting Monday, February 6th

High School Hockey will take center stage next week, the Baron Cup, the annual high school tourney from the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League will begin Monday, February 6th at 4:30pm at Brooklyn Ice Arena (John M. Coyne Recreation Center) on Memphis Ave in Brooklyn.

Teams are organized into three leagues based upon skill level. The league consists of a red, white, and blue league. The Baron Cup tournament caps off the 2016-17 regular season.

8 teams from the Red, White, and Blue league will qualify for the tournament. 21 games will take place throughout the week at the Brooklyn Ice Arena. As of today, the following teams have qualified for the 2016 tournament:

Baron Cup I

North Olmsted
Rocky River
Shaker Heights

These Four Teams may still Qualify

Cleveland Heights

Baron Cup II

Chagrin Falls
Olmsted Falls

These Two Teams may still Qualify


Baron Cup III

Avon Lake

These Two Teams may still Qualify


Teams will qualify for the hockey tournament based upon league play, which took place starting on December 1 and will conclude on Sunday, February 5.  (Note:  Final seeding will be determined on Sunday, February 5th.)  Quarter final games will start on Monday, February 6th and conclude on Thursday, February 9th.  Semifinal games will take place on Friday, February 10th and Saturday February 11th.

Three championship games will take place on Sunday, February 12th.  Also, each league’s all-star teams will be announced and recognized before the opening puck drop of each championship game.

NEO Sports Insiders will be on hand for coverage of ALL 21 games, including Championship Sunday with the three title games in each Baron Cup league.

Our partner site, AllSportsCleveland.com will broadcast all 21 games, and we will have links each day here on NEOSI on how to listen to the games LIVE as they happen!

Stay tuned to the best week in high school hockey starting next Monday!

About the Author

Matt Loede
Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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