MANALAPAN - Junior Kevin Kiernan led Southern with two goals in the second half against Manalapan in the season opener.  

Senior Jeremy Winn and sophomore Kerem Satar each had assists for the Rams.  Kiernan scored in the game tying goal in the 47th minute and winning goal in the 68th.

Manalapan's Lucas Moreira put the Braves in the early lead in the 23rd minute and was assisted by Mike Schimbeno.