MARLBORO, NJ - The 21st seeded Southern Regional Girls Basketball team lost a 37-27 contest to 12th seeded Marlboro on Tuesday night in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament. .
Jacqueline Ward led Southern with nine points as Anna Spaschak and Kaela Curtin both totaled six points. All of Spaschak points came from beyond the three-point arc as Curtin added two steals to her night.
Molly Weiss added 13 points in the win, including the team's only 3-pointer, as Gisella Romeo tallied six points.
Marlboro has the unenviable task of facing fifth-seeded St. Rose, a team ranked as number 4 in NJ in the second round on Thursday..
Southern's overall record drops to 13-11 on the season. The Rams have a non-conference game on Thursday against Vineland at Southern at 4 p.m. The Rams are preparing for the upcoming NJSIAA State Tournament.