TOMS RIVER - Sixth seeded Southern Regional advanced in the Dowd Cup after a 7-4 victory over Manalapan in first round action.  Nick Godfrey scored two goals and an n assist to lead the Rams.  Manalapan is the 11th seed in the Dowd Cup.

Matt Scalvino and Jack Conrad each scored twice for Southern. Paul Keyes and Tyler Golomb each dished out two assists in the win. Cameron Conrad made 23 saves.

Mike Statnigrosh led Manalapan with two goals and an assist.

1st: Manalapan: Mike Statnigrosh (Ben Tartakovsky) 11:31 pp
1st: Manalapan: Branden Kushnir (Mike Statnigrosh, Aidan McDowell) 9:25
3rd: Manalapan: Mike Statnigrosh 7:18
1st: Southern: Nick Godfrey (Tommy Rossi) 6:47
1st: Southern: Jack Conrad (Paul Keyes, Tyler Golomb) 2:46
1st: Southern: Matt Scalvino (Nick Godfrey) 2:28
2nd: Southern: Jack Conrad (T.J. Hawkins, Paul Keyes) 11:29
2nd: Southern: Matt Scalvino (Tyler Golomb) 7:14 pp
2nd: Southern: David Lytle (Nicholas Englebert) 7:00
2nd: Manalapan: Freddie Brutto (Patrick Zuidema) 5:09
3rd: Southern: Nick Godfrey 10:11