No. 8 Southern Regional 28,
Freehold Township 0
Southern quarterback Dan Higgins completed 6-of-11 passes for 72 yards and two touchdowns. Mike Gesicki caught three passes for 26 yards, recovered a fumble for a touchdown and had an interception for the Rams. Abe Gonzalez rushed for 62 yards on 18 carries.
With 2:15 remaining in the third quarter, Southern was driving on Freehold’s 10-yard line when the game was delayed due to lightning. After the 30-minute delay required by NJSIAA, the game was called a final.
Southern Regional 14 14 0 X— 28
Freehold Township 0 0 0 X— 0
SR—Gesicki 1 run on recovered fumble (Rob Yaiser kick good)
SR—Gonzalez 18 pass from Higgins (Yaiser kick good)
SR—Gesicki 21 pass from Higgins (Yaiser kick good)
SR—Gonzalez 7 run (Yaiser kick good)
Records—Southern Regional 1-0; Freehold Township 0-1.