DA U18 Recap: Dwindling undefeateds
In a matter of a few hours Saturday, three teams were knocked from the ranks of the undefeated, and for two it cost them first place in the division.
FC Dallas, Shattuck-St. Mary’s and Albertson SC all suffered their first defeats of the season. FC Dallas dropped from first to second in the division. Albertson had a chance to overtake first, but its loss left it in a tie for second. Shattuck-St. Mary’s remains in first in its division, but the lead is not as large.
The following are highlights from this past weekend:
Leading the Way: Northeast – 1. New York Red Bulls (5-0-1, 2.67), 2. Albertson SC (5-1-3, 2.200) and Montreal Impact (4-2-0, 2.00). Atlantic – 1. PDA (8-0-1, 2.78); 2. Bethesda-Olney (7-1-0, 2.63). Southeast – 1. Capital Area RailHawks (8-0-2, 2.60), 2. Carolina Rapids (9-1-1, 2.55).
Who’s Hot: Capital Area RailHawks and Carolina Rapids each won last week to remain 1-2 in the Southeast, and the wins pushed them both higher in the overall standings. The RailHawks are tied for fifth while the Rapids are tied for eighth.
Benjamin Harris scored three goals as North Carolina Fusion routed IMG Academy 5-0. … Desmond Toal scored twice to lead Charlotte Soccer Academy to a 3-2 win over Orlando City. … Capital Area RailHawks and Chargers SC played to a scoreless tie. … Heikel Jarras netted four goals as Montreal Impact handled BSC CT Academy 6-1. … Seacoast United got goals from three players in a 3-1 win over New England Revolution. … PA Classics and DC United played to a 2-2 draw. … Anthony Mandola scored the game-tying goal as NJSA 04 defeated Continental FC DELCO 3-2. … Kelvin Davis scored twice as Baltimore Bays Chelsea defeated Richmond Kickers 3-1. … Matthew Ledder scored twice as Bethesda-Olney defeated Richmond Strikers 4-3.
Anthony Viteri and Derrick Etienne scored second-half goals to help New York Red Bulls to a 2-0 win over Albertson SC in a battle of undefeated teams. … BW Gotschee and FC Bolts Celtic played to a 2-2 draw. … Daniel Davis scored the only goal as Capital Area RailHawks defeated IMG Academy 1-0. … Three players scored as Carolina Rapids defeated South Carolina United Battery 3-0.
Who’s Hot: Chicago Fire won a pair of weekend matches to move back into second place in the Mid-America Division.
Scott Gallagher-Mo. defeated FC Wisconsin 4-1. … Alan Sexius scored the game-tying goal as Chicago Magic PSG defeated Vardar 2-1. … Shattuck-St. Mary’s bounced back from a Saturday loss by scoring twice late to rally for a 2-1 win over Internationals. … Qudus Lawal and Jeffrey Farina scored late goals as Chicago Fire rallied for a 2-1 win over CSA Wolves. … Crew Soccer Academy got goals from four players in a 4-2 win over Minnesota Thunder Academy. … Scott Gallagher-Metro scored a 2-0 win over Sockers FC. … Miguel Ruiz scored twice as Colorado Rush defeated Dallas Texans 4-2. … Anrdomeda and Real Colorado played to a 1-1 draw.
Andrew McKelvey scored both goals as Crew Soccer Academy edged Shattuck-St. Mary’s, ending SSM’s undefeated start. … Ahinga Selemani and Ken Krolicki each scored twice as CSA Wolves defeated Chicago Magic PSG 4-1. … Thomas Parides scored three goals in a 4-3 win over Colorado Rush. … Anthony Brown’s 86th minute goal gave Scott Gallagher-Metro a 1-0 win over FC Wisconsin. … Chicago Fire defeated Vardar 4-0. … Leo Morandi scored in the 47th minute to lead Texans SC Houston over Lonestar SC. … Scott Gallagher-Mo. defeated Sockers FC 2-1. … Real Colorado topped Dallas Texans 5-2. … Three players scored as Minnesota Thunder Academy defeated Internationals 3-1. … Cole Stevenson scored the first goal that jumpstarted Sporting Kanas City’s 3-1 win over FC Dallas.
Who’s Hot: Real Salt Lake-AZ is the last remaining perfect squad, sitting at 5-0.
LA Galaxy and Real So Cal played to a 2-2 draw.
Four players scored as Real Salt Lake-AZ defeated Arsenal FC 4-1. … Three players scored as De Anza Force defeated Cal Odyssey 3-0. … San Diego Surf defeated Nomads SC 1-0. … Pateadores and Strikers FC played to a 2-2 draw. … San Jose Earthquakes got goals from four players in a 4-2 win over San Juan SC. … Vancouver Whitecaps edged Portland Timbers 3-2 in a match that featured three goals late in the contest.
Weekend’s Top Single-Game Goal Scorers
4, Heikel Jarras, Montreal Impact, in a 6-1 win over BSC CT Academy
3, Benjamin Harris, North Carolina Fusion, in a 5-0 win over IMG Academy
3, Thomas Parides, Andromeda, in a 4-3 win over Colorado Rush
2, Kelvin Davis, Baltimore Bays Chelsea, in a 3-1 win over Richmond Kickers
2, Ken Krolicki, CSA Wolves, in a 4-1 win over Chicago Magic PSG
2, Danny Lane, Orlando City, in a 3-2 loss to Charlotte Soccer Academy
2, Matthew Ledder, Bethesda-Olney, in a 4-3 win over Richmond Strikers
2, Andrew McKelvey, Crew Soccer Academy, in a 2-1 win over Shattuck-St. Mary’s
2, Fabio Morelli, Montreal Impact, in a 6-1 win over BSC CT Academy
2, Brian Pacheco, Pateadores, in a 2-2 draw with Strikers FC
2, Miguel Ruiz, Colorado Rush, in a 4-2 win over Dallas Texans
2, Ahinga Selemani, CSA Wolves, in a 4-1 win over Chicago Magic PSG
2, Desmond Toal, Charlotte SA, in a 3-2 win over Orlando City