STAFFORD - The Southern Rams football squad had an exciting victory last Friday night over the Shore's 10th ranked squad Toms River North 22-14.  This Friday night Rams faced the number one ranked Manalapan in a non-conference matchup.    

Luke Corcione led Manalapan when he threw an 85-yard touchdown to Symir Blacknall in the first quarter and Manalapan took control defeating the Southern Rams 35-0.  Naim Mayfield ran for three touchdowns for 12, 17, and 2 yards respectively. Chris Maksimik also had a 1-yard touchdown.

The Rams were led by Matt Barnett with 58 yards on 8 carries on the ground.  Barnett had a pass reception that went for 22 yards. Nate Farina and Joseph Guglielmo each hauled in a pass for Southern.  Quarterback Sean Distelcamp converted on 3 for 8 passes for 35 yards in the air.  

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Scoring Plays

  • 1st: Manalapan: Symir Blacknall 85 pass from Luke Corcione (Dave Gelb kick)
  • 1st: Manalapan: Naim Mayfield 12 run (Dave Gelb kick)
  • 2nd: Manalapan: Chris Maksimik 1 run (Dave Gelb kick)
  • 2nd: Manalapan: Naim Mayfield 17 run (Dave Gelb kick)
  • 4th: Manalapan: Naim Mayfield 2 run (Dave Gelb kick)Passing

Southern Quarterback

PLAYER COMP ATT            YDS
Sean Distelcamp               3 8 35

Southern Receiving

PLAYER RECEPTIONS YARDS AVG
Matt Barnett 1 22 22
Nate Farina 1 11 11
Joseph Guglielmo               1 2 2

Rushing Southern

PLAYER ATTEMPTS YARDS
Matt Barnett 8 54
Thomas Barnett 3 11
Chris Castoria 3 6
Sean Distelcamp 1 6
John Dolphin 4 16
Joseph Guglielmo              6 21
Rob Gunnell 3 13
Dupreme Holland 2 1
Joe Miele 8 33
Vin Miele 6 18
Pat Scully 4 19