Southern withstood a late rush by Middletown South to win the Dowd Cup 5-4. Nick Godfrey scored twice to lead the Rams on the scoreboard with Matt Scalvino, 1g 2a, Jack Conrad,1g 1a, and Paul Keys, 1g 1a, all helping out to cap a SCT run to the Cup. Southern is ranked #7 in the Public A tournament and plays at home against Parsippany Hills on Feb 22.
The Eagles gave it their all to try and tie the game late. Gavin Gulash, 2g 1a, led the team in scoring, but it was Ryan Lambert and Alex Demaio who scored late in the third to cut the lead to 5-4. Middletown South is ranked #22 in the Public B tournament and plays at Roxbury on Feb 23.