Toms River East 14,
Southern Regional 6
Toms River East running back Dan Wasilek scored a touchdown, and teammate Vinnie Armino caught a 2-yard TD pass from quarterback Joey Clarizio early in the fourth quarter. The Shore Conference A South win puts East at 3-1 in the division while the Rams dropped to 2-3 (3-4 overall).
Southern running back Bill Shimko (56 yards on 12 carries) scored his ninth touchdown of the season to open the scoring in the second quarter. Southern's Ryan North was not able to kick due to a leg injury, and Shimko was stopped short on the Rams' first two-point conversion of the season.
Southern quarterback Eric Sullivan completed 6-of-17 passes for 57 yards. The Rams drove to Toms River East's 29-yard line in the third quarter and had a touchdown pass called back. Shimko gave Southern a final chance with an interception with a minute left, but the Rams were deep in their own territory and didn't move the ball.
Southern Regional 0 6 0 0 - 6
Toms River East 0 7 0 7 - 14
S-Shimko 5 run (run failed)
TRE-Wasilick 2 run (Clarizio kick)
TRE-Arminio 2 pass from Clarizio (Clarizio kick)
Records-East 3-3; Southern 3-4.