RED BANK - Lauren Cruse scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds to help lead 19th-seeded Southern to a 58-53 victory in triple overtime against 14th-seeded Red Bank Regional in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament in Red Bank.

Southern will take on third-seeded Red Bank Catholic in the second round at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15.

Jacqueline Ward hit eight free throws on the way to a 13-point game. She also picked up five rebounds and seven assists. Colleen Brady put up 11 points to go with a team-high four steals. Both teams scored a total of eight points between the first two overtime frames and Southern took home the win with a 7-2 run in the third overtime.

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Meghan Murray notched 27 points in the loss for Red Bank Regional. Bridget Tobin had 10 points and Caitlyn Decker added nine.

 

Team          1       2       3       4       OT1     OT2     OT3   Final   

Southern                        

11 12 10 10 4 4 7 58

Red Bank Regional

15 5 12 11 4 4 2 53

 

Southern

PLAYER FG 3FG FT REB A S BLK PTS
Colleen Brady                              2 2 1 3 2 4 0 11
Lauren Cruse 5 0 4 6 1 1 1 14
Kaela Curtin 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 8
Shannon Lytle 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Mikayla Nicolini 3 1 1 5 2 3 2 10
Priscilla Nicolini 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Amy Titus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jacqueline Ward 1 1 8 5 7 2 0 13

Red Bank Regional

PLAYER FG 3FG FT REB A S BLK PTS
Caitlyn Decker                             1 1 4 0 0 0 0 9
Grace Goodwyn 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Meghan Murray 9 1 6 0 0 0 0 27
Chloe Teter 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
Bridget Tobin 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 10