EATONTOWN — Jay Silva led Southern with 17 points but it was not enough as the Rams fell 66-33 to powerhouse Ranney High School.
Southern is participating in Shore Conference Tournament Pod A. That means that Southern was considered the No. 8 team in the Shore. That is a strong accomplishment for the Southern Regional program.
Tonight they ran into the powerful Panthers led by Elijah Perkins who scored 17. Ranney advance to the semifinals of the Shore Conference Playoffs Championship Pod.
Ranney will host No. 3 Marlboro on Wednesday and the winner advances to the championship on Friday.
Ryan Zan added 14 points, Kyle Rhoden poured in 12 and \ Brandon Klatsky hit three three-pointers for nine points in the Ranney win.
The Rams will look to bounce back Wednesday at No. 6 Holmdel in the consolation round.