STAFFORD, NJ - Joe Kiernan scored two minutes into overtime to lift Southern to a 2-1 victory over Barnegat on Monday afternoon at Southern. The Rams were ahead 1-0 at the half after a Dylan Blauvelt goal. Barnegat's James Pari scored off a pass from Ryan Flaherty to knot the game at 1 in the second half.
The NJSIAA tournament pairings were announced today, Southern earned the 10 seed and they open at Toms River North, the 7 seed on Monday afternoon. Southern has split in their two previous games against Toms River North. They lost 4-0 on September 8 but this team has improved and they defeated Toms River North 3-0 in the rematch on September 28.
This should be a hard fought contest. Monday's context at Toms River North begins at 4 p.m. Southern's overall record is now 12-7.