Southern Regional 26,

Manalapan 14

Southern Regional running back Brian Abbey rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Abbey scored on 29- and 14-yard runs.

Wide receiver Nick Tampone caught five passes for 105 yards and one touchdown for the Rams (3-3).

Southern's Mike Balak completed 10 passes for 162 yards and one touchdown. Balak also ran for a 5-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

The Rams held Manalapan (1-5) scoreless through the first half.

Manalapan 0 0 7 7-14

Southern Regional 6 6 7 7-26

FIRST QUARTER

SR-Abbey 29 run (North kick)

SECOND QUARTER

SR-Balak 5 run (run failed)

THIRD QUARTER

SR-Abbey 14 run (pass failed)

M-Firkser 3 run (McEnery kick)

FOURTH QUARTER

SR-Tampone 61 pass from Balak (North kick)

M-Hodge-Grant 13 pass from Bimonte (McEnery kick)

Records-Manalapan 1-5; Southern 3-3.

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