Southern’s Chris Laureigh had the incredibly hot hand through a 6-1 acquire around Howell on Feb. 28, scoring four occasions to direct the Rams. (Photo by David Biggy)
Next a tough 10-day period for the duration of which the Southern Regional ice hockey crew dipped to the .500 mark with a pair of losses, the Rams picked up the speed last 7 days and scored 4 straight victories to make improvements to to 8-4 as the season attracts nearer to its end.
On Sunday, Feb. 28, the Rams shut out the month with a 6-1 gain over Howell, scoring twice in just about every period of time as Chris Laureigh led the demand with four goals and freshman goaltender Aidan Rowland recorded a substantial exertion with 40 will save.
Yater Henry and Parker Lech established up Laureigh’s very first purpose with 9:05 to go in the initially period 56 seconds later on, Corbin Siek and Sean Rowland assisted on a short-handed target by Laureigh to make it a 2- match heading into the second period of time. Sean Rowland buried an guide by Henry just 29 seconds into the period of time to stake the Rams to a three-intention gain before Howell cut the deficit to two with just less than four minutes still left in the 2nd. Laureigh transformed on an support by Lech 1:35 later to make it 4-1.
In the third period, Matt Raylman was set up by Henry with 12:56 still left in the contest, and Laureigh capped the scoring with his fourth target, assisted by Sam Centanni and Lech, with 2:42 left on the clock. The Rams rallied 42 photographs on aim.
On Feb. 25, Southern trailed Jackson Liberty, 4-3, going into the 3rd period of time just before shutting down the Lions and scoring twice throughout the ultimate 11:39 for the earn. Trey Mattern registered 29 will save amongst the pipes.
The Rams struck initial when Henry and Matt Brock established up Lech for a ability-participate in intention with 11:06 still left in the 1st interval, but Liberty answered back again about four minutes afterwards. Following the Lions scored to acquire the direct, Sean Rowland buried a pass from Will DiStefano and Laureigh, also on the electrical power participate in, with 11:23 left in the second to yet again tie the rating.
Liberty scored twice far more all through the next 9 minutes, but DiStefano trimmed the deficit to a purpose when he scored on the power enjoy off helps by Siek and Laureigh to make it 4-3. DiStefano transformed on an help from Lech and Laureigh with 11:39 to go to tie the sport a single a lot more time ahead of Lech scored unassisted with 6:16 left, and the Rams held on from there.
On Feb. 23, Laureigh established up Siek for the only aim of the game, and Mattern designed 32 saves for the shutout as Southern edged St. Rose, 1-. A working day before, Laureigh and Ben Gautier scored in the to start with period of time to give Southern the only lead it essential, and Mattern manufactured 32 saves along the way as the Rams recorded a 5-1 get over Freehold. Raylman and Lech every single scored in the 2nd interval.
Southern is set to conclude its season this 7 days with online games against Middletown North on Friday and Brick on Saturday. Each contests are slated for Winding River Ice Rink in Toms River at 6 p.m.
— David Biggy