DA U16 Recap: Southeast heats up

Losses by Kendall SC and Weston FC allowed Orlando City to overtake their Florida rivals in the Southeast Division race, one that’s really heating up.

Right now, six teams have winning records in the division, and the recent wins by No. 4 Georgia United and No. 5 Concorde Fire over the teams tied for second shows that the race is wide open.

The following are highlights from this past weekend:

East

Leading the Way: Northeast - 1. New York Red Bulls (5-0-0, 3.00), 2. Albertson SC (6-2-0, 2.25). Atlantic – 1. PA Classics (6-0-1, 2.71), 2. PDA (8-1-0, 2.67). Southeast – 1. Orlando City (7-2-0, 2.33), 2. Kendall SC (6-2-1, 2.11) and Weston FC (6-2-1, 2.11).

Who’s Hot: New York Red Bulls are the only remaining team with a perfect record.

Sunday

Alec Anselmo scored twice as the Carolina Rapids defeated IMG Academy 5-1. … Matias Barraza scored the lone goal as Weston FC defeated Concorde Fire 1-0. … Charlotte SC edged Chargers SC 2-1. … Orlando City rallied for a 3-1 win over South Carolina United Battery. … BSC CT Academy defeated FC Bolts Celtic 2-0 with a pair of second-half goals. … Match Fit and Continental FC DELCO played to a 1-1 tie. … Oakwood SC rallied from a 2-0 deficit for a 2-2 draw with the Montreal Impact. … BW Gottschee and Seacoast United played to a scoreless tie.

Saturday
Ricardo Aguilar and Jeremy Kelly scored to lead Capital Area RailHawks to a 2-0 win over North Carolina Fusion. … Thomas Traynham’s fifth-minute goal was the difference as Concorde Fire edged Kendall SC 1-0. … Qur’an Thomas scored the lone goal as Georgia United defeated Weston FC 1-0. … Kevin Lynch’s first-half goal carried Charlotte Soccer Academy past IMG Academy 1-0. … Chargers SC received goals from four players in a 4-1 win over Carolina Rapids. … Barry Sharifi scored three goals as Albertson SC handled Revolution Empire 7-1. … Chaz Burnett’s 80th minute goal gave PDA a 3-2 win over Philadelphia Union. Derrick Lyons scored PDA’s other two goals. … Owen Marshall scored twice as DC United handled Virginia Rush 5-1. … Bethesda-Olney and Richmond Kickers played to a 1-1 score. … New York Red Bulls defeated Everton SC Westchester 5-0.

Leading the Way: Frontier – 1. FC Dallas (6-0-1, 2.71), 2. Houston Dynamo (3-1-1, 2.00). Mid-America: 1. Scott Gallagher-Mo. (6-1-2, 2.22), Chicago Magic PSG (6-2-0, 2.00) and Vardar (5-1-3, 2.00).

Who’s Hot: Vardar’s win over Internationals moved this Michigan program into a tie for second place.

Sunday
Juan Flores scored both goals as Houston Dynamo defeated Lonestar SC 2-1. … FC Dallas benefitted from an own goal in a 1-0 win over Colorado Rapids. … Sockers FC edged Chicago Magic PSG 1-0.

Saturday
Nash Popovic scored in the first minute and that score held for the next 89 minutes as Vardar defeated Internationals 1-0. … Benjamin Snider’s goal in the 69th minute lifted CSA Wolves to a 2-1 win over Crew Soccer Academy. … Solar Chelsea defeated Colorado Rapids 2-1. … Irvin Dominguez scored twice as FC Dallas held off a late rush from Texas Rush in a 3-2 victory.

West
Leading the Way: Northwest –
1. Crossfire Premier (6-1-2, 2.22), 2. San Jose Earthquakes (5-2-0, 2.14). Southwest - 1. LA Galaxy (5-0-3, 2.25) and Real Salt Lake-AZ (3-1-0, 2.25).

Who’s Hot: LA Galaxy remains the lone undefeated team in the West Conference.

Sunday
Philip Hausen scored both goals as the San Jose Earthquakes defeated De Anza Force 2-0. … Strikers FC topped Real So Cal 3-0. … Anthony Wright and Raymond Soro scored to lead Nomads to a 2-0 win over Chivas USA.

Saturday
Jorge Ruiz and Adrian Vera scored to lift LA Galaxy past Arsenal FC 2-0. … Pateadores defeated San Diego Surf 3-2 … Portland Timbers and San Juan SC played to a scoreless tie.

Weekend’s Top Single-Game Goal Scorers

3, Barry Sharifi, Albertson SC, in a 7-1 win over Revolution Empire
2, Alec Anselmo, Carolina Rapids, during a 5-1 win over IMG Academy
2, Irvin Dominguez, FC Dallas, in a 3-2 win over Texas Rush
2, Juan Flores, Houston Dynamo, in a 2-1 win over Lonestar SC
2, Philip Hausen, San Jose Earthquakes, in a 2-0 win over De Anza Force
2, Derrick Lyons, PDA, in a 3-2 win over Philadelphia Union
2, Owen Marshall, DC United, in a 5-1 win over Virginia Rush

Updated: November 4, 2013

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