STAFFORD, NJ - Southern Regional, the 4th seed defeated 13th seed Washington Township, 10-8, in the first round of the South Jersey, Group 4 tournament.  

Nick Simonelli scored 5 goals to lead Southern.  Will Johnson added three goals and James Manzo had one goal and one assist.

The Rams outshot Washington Township 31-22.  Southern will host the winner of  of the fifth-seeded Eastern vs 12th-seeded South Brunswick in the quarterfinals.

Southern Statistics

Nick Simonelli               5 goals 1 assist

James Manzo                2 goal 1 assist

Kyle Mulrane                1 goal

Jon Manzo                    1 assist

Will Johnson                3 goals

Tristen Farina              9 saves