DYER, Ind. - For a third time in six years, the Bishop Dwenger Saints can call themselves state hockey champions.
The Saints shutout Westfield, 2-0, in the 1A title game Saturday afternoon at the Midwest Training & Ice Center in Dyer. Mitchell Voglewede led off the scoring for Dwenger on an unassisted goal at 9:35 in the first period. JD Woods would put the game out of reach with a goal at 8:28 in the 3rd period. Assists came from Grant Wagner and Tommy Szymanski.
Nicklas Allen stopped all 17 shots of Westfield’s shots.
The Saints stayed discipline throughout the game, too, spending a mere 6 minutes in the penalty box on 3 penalties for the game.
Bishop Dwenger navigated a tough Fort Wayne Amateur Hockey Association high school league slate, finishing 3rd in the standings. The Saints went 4-0 in the playoffs, and ultimately won 6 of their last 7 games en route to to the state championship.
This year’s title adds to a growing trophy case for Dwenger hockey. The Saints won the 1A state title in 2017 and the 2A crown in 2014. They won the FWAHA Memorial Cup city championship last season.
The Fort Wayne Amateur Hockey Association partners with Parkview Sports Medicine for off-ice performance, athletic training, nutrition, athletic rehabilitation and orthopedic services for FWAHA student-athletes. Learn more at ParkviewSportsMedicine.com.