Education

Southern Comes From Behind to Defeat Red Bank in Shore Conference Tourney

8c27b0480b766d6f88d2_191c32fc80171eb904f6_Ethan_dubois_new_Southern_Assist_Leader_2.jpg
Southern's Ethan Dubois, brother Jake, and parents.  Also in photo is Coach Joe Nagy, whose record was broken by Ethan.   Credits: Chuck Donohue Jr.
c61b72f9b5f83a4d385d_20160216_192406.jpg
Peyton Wejnert at foul line Credits: Pat Sharkey
e336975d1800044c45c8_Ethan_Dubois_new_Southern_Assist_Leader.jpg
Ethan Dubois and Athletic Director Chuck Donohue, Jr.  Credits: SRHS file photo
8c27b0480b766d6f88d2_191c32fc80171eb904f6_Ethan_dubois_new_Southern_Assist_Leader_2.jpg
 

STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Boys Basketball squad won their Shore Conference opener against Red Bank Regional 60-58 at home tonight. 
 

Red Bank used a stifling defenive strategy in an attempt to slow down Southern's high scoring Peyton Wejnert.  Wejnert averages 29 points a game this season.  The Bucs doubled team Peyton throughout the contest.  

Midway through the third quarter Wejnert got into foul trouble and had to leave the game for over 4 minutes.  At that point Southern was down by double digits, but the team fought hard during that stretch and got back to within 5 at the end of the third quarter 48-43 led by strong play of Mark Valeriani and Jake Dubois.   

Sign Up for E-News

The Rams regained the lead with 3:05 left in the game after Wejnert made two free throws.  Southern led 54-53.   Wejnert scored again to give Southern a 56-53 cushion.  

Southern was up 58-55 when Red Bank's Will Reardon made a 3 to tie game at 58 with 1:19 left in game.  Southern Regional held the ball until Ethan Dubois drove the lane with 10 seconds left and put Southern ahead 60-58.  Red Bank was foiled in their attempt to score by strong defense by Southern resulting in a turnover with one second left.      

Peyton Wejnert led Southern with 24 points.  Mark Valeriani scored 17 and Ethan Dubois scored 10 and had 9 assists in the win.  

Will Reardon scored 20 points to lead Red Bank. 

Southern's record improved to 15-7.  The Rams advance to the next round in the Shore Conference Tournament Thursday at the #3 seed Manasquan at 6:30 PM.
 

Ethan Dubois Sets School Career Assist Record

Ethan Dubois broke the Southern career assist record tonight.  He broke the record of 452 previously held by Southern Assistant Coach Joe Nagy.  Dubois is heading to Elizabethtown College to play college ball.  

 

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Stafford/LBI

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_f8105326085e2dd54443_cardboard_box_city

Fri, April 27, 5:00 PM

St. Mary's of the Pines, Manahawkin

Family Promise of Southern Ocean County Cardboard ...

Giving Back

Carousel_image_ed0435ab2fd3249bd780_touch_a_truck_2018_photo

Sat, April 28, 11:00 AM

Manahawkin Lake Park, MANAHAWKIN

Touch A Truck at Manahawkin Lake Park

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Carousel_image_0e48194719c46542ce75_boating_safety_picture

Tue, May 1, 5:00 PM

St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Township

Basic Boating Safety Course Taught By NJ State ...

Education Government

Free Programs for People with Diabetes Offered in Toms River and Forked River

April 12, 2018

STAFFORD - Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series.

Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management, dealing with stress and depression, action planning, and much more.