Cody McPartland struck out nine in a complete game as No. 7 seed Dowling defeated No. 2 seed Southern New Hampshire, 4-0, on Thursday in the first round of the double-elimination NCAA Division II Eastern Regional. Tim Going (Islip) went 3-for-5 and Bobby Morse (Commack) went 4-for-4 with a home run to beat Southern New Hampshire, which is ranked eighth in the country. Dowling will face either No. 3 seed St. Thomas Aquinas or No. 6 Molloy on Friday.