DA U18 Recap: De Anza, RSL post big wins
While the Whitecaps remain in first place in the Under-17/18 Northwest Division, undefeated De Anza has climbed to third. It’s a pair of ties that are holding the team back from a first- or second-place standing at this point.
Danya Kafai scored twice for De Anza, which also won the U16 meeting between the clubs.
The following are other highlights from this past weekend:
Leading the Way: Northeast – 1.
Albertson SC (4-0-1, 2.60), 2. New York Red Bulls (2-0-1, 2.33). Atlantic – 1. PDA (5-0-0, 3.00), 2. Bethesda-Olney (4-1, 2.40). Southeast – 1. Capital Area RailHawks (5-0-1, 2.67), 2. Carolina Rapids (4-1-0, 2.40).
Who’s Hot: Oakwood SC, is off to a 3-0-2 start — a pretty strong showing for a program that won only four matches during the entire 2012-13 campaign.
Jeremy Ebobisse Ebolo scored both goals as Bethesda-Olney handed Baltimore Bays Chelsea a 2-1 setback, which allowed Bethesda-Olney to climb back into second place in the Atlantic Division. … Andre Fortune scored the lone goal as Capital Area RailHawks defeated the Concorde Fire 1-0. … Chargers SC handed South Carolina United Battery a 2-0 defeat. … The Richmond Strikers and NJSA 04 played to a 2-2 draw. … John Duffy scored the deciding goal as the Carolina Rapids rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Orlando City 3-2. … The Richmond Kickers and Match Fit played to a 2-2 stalemate. … James Buonavita started and ended the scoring as Everton FC Westchester and BSC CT Academy played to a 2-2 draw. … Bashir Hooper paced the offense with two goals as DC United handled Continental FC DELCO 6-0. … Mawolo Gissie scored two goals as the New England Revolution and Albertson SC played to a 3-3 draw.
Yannick Ntone Kouo and Charlie Reed scored to lead Match Fit to a 2-0 win over the Richmond Strikers. … The Virginia Rush stunned Philadelphia Union 2-1. … Cameron Moseley and Christian Duncan scored early and the Concorde Fire held on for a 2-1 win over the North Carolina Fusion. … Tyler Turner and Oliver Smith netted the goals in IMG Academy’s 2-1 win over Weston FC. … Capital Area RailHawks and Georgia United, Oakwood SC and BW Gottschee, and Richmond Kickers and NJSA 04 all played 1-1 matches.
Who’s Hot: Colorado Rush, not only with a 3-0 start, but the Rush have shut out all three opponents.
Minnesota Thunder Academy continued its march toward the top of the standings with a 3-1 win over CSA Wolves. MTA is 4-1 in a loaded Mid-America Division, which features four undefeated teams at this point. … Andy Lopez scored the first two goals as Sporting Kansas City defeated Andromeda 3-0. … Jesus Perez scored both goals as Real Colorado defeated the San Antonio Scorpions 2-0. … Matthew Dudon delivered the match-winning goal in the 74th minute to lift Crew Soccer Academy past Scott Gallagher-Metro 1-0. … Indiana Fire received goals from three players in a 3-1 win over FC Wisconsin. … Shattuck-St. Mary’s defeated Vardar 2-0. … The Dallas Texans defeated the Colorado Rapids 3-1.
Minnesota Thunder Academy’s Samuel Forsgren scored three goals after Vardar opened the scoring in the first minute to lead MTA to a 4-1 win. … Colorado Rush maintained its perfect start with a 2-0 win over San Antonio Scorpions. … Ricardo Lopez-Espin’s goal carried Shattuck-St. Mary’s to a 1-0 win over CSA Wolves. … Javier Meneses-Wallace scored the only goal in a 1-0 win by Crew Soccer Academy over Scott Gallagher-Mo. … The Chicago Fire edged FC Wisconsin 2-1. … Scott Gallagher-Metro defeated Internationals 3-1. … Lee Gaulano’s 11th minute goal was enough as Sockers FC held off Indiana Fire 1-0.
Who’s Hot: Real Salt Lake-AZ, took over first place in the Southwest following Sunday’s 3-1 win over previously undefeated LA Galaxy.
Arsenal FC and Nomads SC tied 2-2. … Crossfire Premier and De Anza Force played to a scoreless draw. … The Vancouver Whitecaps got goals from four players in a 4-0 win over Santa Cruz Breakers. … The Seattle Sounders and San Jose Earthquakes tied 1-1. … The Portland-Timbers handed Cal Odyssey a 3-1 defeat.
Danya Kafai scored twice as De Anza Force knocked off the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 in a battle of undefeated teams. … Adonis Amaya continued his hot streak run, netting a pair of goals as LA Galaxy defeated Strikers FC 3-0. … Real Salt Lake-AZ stayed perfect with a 2-0 win over Chivas USA. … Crossfire Premier edged Santa Cruz Breakers 2-1. … Adeseyi Adekoya and David Olsen scored to lead the Seattle Sounders over Cal Odyssey 2-0.
Weekend’s Top Single-Game Goal Scorers
3, Samuel Forsgren, Minnesota Thunder Academy, in a 4-1 win over Vardar
2, James Buonavita, Everton FC Westchester, in a 2-2 tie with BSC CT Academy
2, Jeremy Ebobisse Ebolo, Bethesda-Olney, in a 2-1 win over Baltimore Bays Chelsea
2, Mawolo Gissie, New England Revolution, in a 3-3 tie with Albertson SC
2, Bashir Hooper, DC United, in a 6-0 win over Continental FC DELCO
2, Danya Kafai, De Anza Force, in a 3-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps
2, Andy Lopez, Sporting Kansas City, in a 3-0 win over Andromeda
2, Jesus Perez, Real Colorado, in a 2-0 win over San Antonio Scorpions