STAFFORD - Jaiden Brown, a sophomore ran for 138 yars on 17 carries with a touchdown. Cole Robinson threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Alex Rainone and JP Ricciardi added a 1-yard touchdown run to lead Southern to a 21-0 opening day victory over Nottingham High School from Hamilton, Mercer County.  

Defensively, tackle Colby Saxton had eight tackles and three sacks for the Rams. Other defensive highlights included defensive end JT Cornelius with a sack and three tackles for loss. Steve Langton had an interception for Southern.