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Escape the Rock Wrestling Tournament · January 16th & 17th, 2021 · Council Rock South High School

Manahawkin, NJ

NJSIAA Group 5

Region 8

District 29

Shore Conference A 

Head Coach

John Stout (18th year)

Southern Regional Rams

top wrestlers for 2019

​152 - Nick O'Connell, SR

  • NJ State 8th, Region Champ, Escape the Rock Medalist

182 - John Stout, SR

  • ​2x NJ State Qualifier, Region Champ

138 - Robert Woodcock, JR

  • NJ State Qualifier

126 - Sebastion Delligati, SR

  • NJ State Qualifier

145 - Nick Pepe, SR

  • ​Region Medalist

​195 - Ben LoParo, JR

  • Region Qualifier


Southern Regional is making their 3rd appearance at Escape the Rock.  The Rams best finish was 13th in 2016.

Southern has long been a power in the always strong Shore Conference. The Rams have won 2 NJ State group titles and they have won 12 state sectional titles.  Southern has been crowned District champs 19 times in their history, including the last 8 years in a row.

Overall, the Rams have crowned 6 NJ State Champions among their 44 state medalists in history.

6 NCAA All Americans hail from Southern, including NCAA Champion & USA Olympian, Frank Molinaro.

For more information on Southern Regional Wrestling see:

2017-18 Highlights

  • NJ State Duals Group 5 Finalists
  • Region 8th Tournament Champs
  • District 29 Champs
  • Shore Conference A-South Champs