DA U16 Recap: Kendall in a romp
The result leaves Kendall at 6-0 and clearly ahead of the pack. Orlando City, at 4-1, slips to second, but remains in the automatic playoff spot.
Sebastian Herran and Anthony Quiroz gave Kendall a 2-0 lead before halftime and Juan Gamino and Gabriel Osorio tacked on game-clinchers in the second half.
The following are other highlights from this past weekend:
Leading the Way: Northeast – 1. New York Red Bulls (3-0-0, 3.00), 2. Albertson SC (4-2-0, 2.00). Atlantic – 1. PDA (6-0-0, 3.00) and PA Classics (5-0-0, 3.00). Southeast – 1. Kendall SC (6-0-0, 3.00) and Orlando City (4-1-0, 2.40).
Who’s Hot: PDA and Kendall SC are only 6-0 teams in the Development Academy. Only the New York Red Bulls (3-0) and FC Dallas (2-0) can match the start of these East Conference teams.
Austin Maloney scored the only goal as PA Classics held off Baltimore Bays Chelsea 1-0.
Matthew McCraith scored in the 89th minute as Revolution Empire edged FC Bolts Celtic. … Cameron Harr scored three goals as PDA remained perfect through six matches with a 4-0 win over the Virginia Rush. … Andrew Samuels scored the lone goal as Chargers SC defeated IMG Academy 1-0. … South Carolina United Battery’s Marcelo Malpartida scored twice during a wild nine-minute scoring spree that saw five goals in what ended as a 3-3 draw with the Carolina Rapids. … Brendan Dennis delivered the match-winning goal in the 85th minute as Oakwood SC rallied for a 2-1 win over Albertson SC. … North Carolina Fusion defeated Charlotte Soccer Academy 2-0.
Who’s Hot: Scott Gallagher-Metro. After an 0-3 start, SLSG-Metro has put together a 3-0-2 run to climb into sixth place in the 13-team Mid-America Division.
Chicago Magic PSG strengthened its hold on first place in the Mid-America Division with as 3-2 win over FC Wisconsin. Fredi Ortega led the way with a pair of goals. … Jackson Yueill scored the winner as Minnesota Thunder Academy topped Scott Gallagher-Mo. 1-0. … Clayton Pearson scored the lone goal as Scott Gallagher-Metro edged Shattuck-St. Mary’s 1-0.
Solar Chelsea received goals from three players plus an own goal to post a 4-1 win over the San Antonio Scorpions. … Zachary Simmons, Josue Pacheco and Alberto Carmona-Garcia scored as the Texas Rush defeated the Dallas Texans 3-0. … Brendan McDonough and Keegan Gordon scored second-half goals to lead Scott Gallagher-Mo. to a 2-0 win over Shattuck-St. Mary’s. … Zach Becker gave Scott Gallagher-Metro a 1-0 lead before Jackson Yueill of Minnesota Thunder Academy tied it 10 minutes later in a 1-1 finish.
Leading the Way: Northwest – 1. Vancouver Whitecaps (4-1-2, 2.00), Crossfire Premier (4-1-2, 2.00) and San Jose Earthquakes (4-2-0, 2.00). Southwest – 1. Arsenal FC (2-0-1, 2.33), 2. LA Galaxy (3-0-2, 2.20).
Who’s Hot: De Anza Force. This was an easy call since De Anza was the only West Conference team to win last week.
Keanu Mendoza scored twice to spark De Anza Force to a 3-0 win over San Juan SC.
Weekend’s Top Single-Game Goal Scorers
3, Cameron Harr, PDA, in a 4-0 win over the Virginia Rush
2, Marcelo Malpartida, South Carolina United Battery, in a 3-3 draw with Carolina Rapids
2, Keanu Mendoza, De Anza Force, in a 3-0 win over San Juan SC
2, Fredi Ortega, Chicago Magic PSG, in a 3-2 win over FC Wisconsin Nationals