STAFFORD - Kevin Kiernan scored twice to lead the seventh seed Southern Rams to a 3-0 victory over Ranney in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament on Monday afternoon. Ranney was seeded 26. The Rams advance to the round of 16. Junior Jack Pleyn added a goal for Southern. Brandon Notte had two assists for Southern.
Southern will host the winner of today's game between No. 23 Barnegat and No. 10 Middletown South in the Sweet Sixteen.