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Region III U15s: Defense sparks Concorde

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
2:10
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Everyone’s heard the old adage: defense wins championships. If the old adage is true, Concorde Fire seems to be a good bet for the Under-15 age group of this weekend’s US Youth Soccer Region III Championships.

The Atlanta area squad made it to the semifinals of last year’s regional, winning four games by scores of 1-0, 2-1, 1-0 and 1-0. The then held eventual champion Dallas Texans to a scoreless draw in regulation in the semifinals, before losing in the second overtime frame.

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Region III U16s: Carolina clubs aim for title

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
1:59
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One is from North Carolina, one is from South Carolina. One is a brand new club, the other just won their fourth consecutive state cup. One is highlighted by national team players, the other boasts a balanced attack with no one sparkplug.

One is NC Alliance, the North Carolina State Cup champions who were born out of a partial merger between Triangle FC and Fuquay Varina Athletic Association (FVAA). The other is CESA, the South Carolina State Cup champions who are well-known in the soccer world and in this age group after three straight regional appearances.

And both have a chance to make waves at this week’s US Youth Soccer Region III Championships.

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Region III U17s: Group C loaded with talent

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
1:50
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Tampa Bay United Premier coach Scotty Moniz wasted no time voicing his thoughts on his team’s grouping for the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships: “It’s the group of death.”

“You’ve got the state champion from Texas, the state champion from Oklahoma, and the state champion from South Carolina. There’s not going to be an easy game anywhere in there.”

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Region III U18s: Florida Rush out to repeat

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
1:39
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In the changing landscape of Florida club soccer, one thing remains constant: this Florida Rush Nike squad is a national competitor. The team that won last year’s Region III Championship also won this year’s Region III East Premier League, and heads into Greensville, S.C., looking to defend its regional crown.

“The thing that really sets us apart is our cohesiveness and our chemistry as a team,” says coach Nate Omodt. “We’ve got a bunch of kids who are really dedicated to each other and really committed to winning.”

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Development Academy recap, June 9-10

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
11:16
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RELATED LINKS: Weekly Scoring Leaders | Bays extend undefeated streak to 20 matches

Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:

Under-15/16s

East Conference

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Academy top performances, June 9-10

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
11:15
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RELATED LINKS: Bays extend undefeated run to 20 matches | Weekend Recap

Each week, ESPNHS highlights the multi-goal scorers from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.

Here are the top offensive performances from the weekend of June 9-10:

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Academy top performances, June 2-3

June, 6, 2012
6/06/12
12:28
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RELATED LINKS: Galaxy completes worst-to-first showing | Weekend Recap

Each week, ESPNHS highlights the multi-goal scorers from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.

Here are the top offensive performances from the weekend of June 2-3:

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Development Academy recap, June 2-3

June, 6, 2012
6/06/12
12:25
PM ET
RELATED LINKS: Weekly Scoring Leaders | Galaxy completes worst-to-first showing

Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:

Under-15/16s

East Conference

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Development Academy recap, May 24-27

May, 30, 2012
5/30/12
10:08
AM ET
RELATED LINKS: Weekly Scoring Leaders | Crossfire puts clamps on Whitecaps

Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:

Under-15/16s

East Conference

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Academy top performances, May 19-20

May, 23, 2012
5/23/12
12:04
PM ET
RELATED LINKS: Whitecaps' star finds his focus | Weekend Recap

Each week, ESPNHS highlights the multi-goal scorers from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.

Here are the top offensive performances from the weekend of May 19-20:

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Development Academy recap, May 19-20

May, 23, 2012
5/23/12
12:03
PM ET
RELATED LINKS: Weekly Scoring Leaders | Whitecaps forward finds his focus

Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:

Under-15/16s

East Conference

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Carlin tops list of U15/16 Academy scorers

May, 18, 2012
5/18/12
1:38
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With the regular season winding down, it's time to take a look at the top goal scorers in the US Soccer Development Academy Under-15/16 age group. The following list of players are credited with 10 or more goals this season in Academy matches and is compiled from statistics made available from US Soccer.

Goals, Name, Club
20, Hamilton Carlin, South Carolina United Battery
19, Emmanuel Usen, Texans SC Houston
19, Alan Winn, Solar Chelsea
17, Brandon Aubrey, Dallas Texans
17, Brody Huitema, Vancouver Whitecaps
17, Brian Pacheco, Pateadores
17, Jaime Villarreal, LA Galaxy

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Development Academy recap, May 12-13

May, 16, 2012
5/16/12
10:44
AM ET
RELATED LINKS: Weekly Scoring Leaders | Shattuck hopes to enjoy rare air in Colorado

Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:

Under-15/16s

East Conference

SATURDAY: Colton Amidon gave FC DELCO a 1-0 lead before Nigel Robinson tied the match for DC United in a 1-1 draw. … Patrick Koscher scored two early goals and the Baltimore Bays Chelsea heled off PA Classics 2-1. Connor Maloney scored for PA Classics. … Tyler Toweson’s late goal gave FC Westchester a 2-2 draw with Albertson SC. After Axel Ender scored for FC Westchester, Albertson rallied on goals by Brett Nason and Santiago Moore. … Michael Henry’s fifth-minute goal gave Met Oval an upset 1-0 win over New York Red Bulls. … Declan McCabe scored twice and Amadu Kunateh and Luke Albertini added goals as the New England Revolution handled South Central Premier 4-0. … Leandro Lemache scored three goals and Alex Neumann added one as PDA defeated Cosmos Academy 4-2. Junior Rosero and Trystan Montero scored for the Cosmos. … NJSA 04 received an own goal in the second minute that stood up in a 1-0 win over Potomac. …Nathan Pomeroy scored three goals as FC Greater Boston defeated Oakwood SC 5-2. Robert Schallmo and Harrison Swartz added goals for FCGB while Peter Brodeur and Derek Molkenbuhr scored for Oakwood. SUNDAY: Andrew Bell and Aaron Potter scored twice each as Match Fit Chelsea defeated Potomac 4-0. … Ben Swanger’s 79th minute goal allowed Empire United to secure a 3-3 tie with Seacoast United. Jordan Misiri scored twice and Frantzdy Pierrot added a goal as Seacoast built leads of 2-0 and 3-2. Alan Peckham and Charlie Cosentino scored Empire’s first two goals. … Patrick Koscher upped his weekend goal total to four by scoring twice in the Baltimore Bays Chelsea’s 3-2 win over FC DELCO. John Jlopleh also scored for the Bays while George Tsirukis and Colton Amidon scored for FC DELCO. … PA Classics used an own goal to top DC United 1-0. … Zach Knudson and Alec Neumann each had two goals as PDA rolled up one of the most lopsided results of the year in a 7-0 win over Met Oval. Kazari Trought, Spencer Hambleton and Miguel Alves also scored for PDA. … Michael Gaffary scored twice and Anthony Sare once as Cosmos Academy defeated New York Red Bulls 3-1. Alex Muyl scored for Red Bulls. … Nathan Pomeroy scored twice and Robert Schallmo and Mohamed Kenawy scored goals as FC Greater Boston defeated South Central Premier 4-0. … Amadu Kunateh’s 72nd minute goal was enough to carry the New England Revolution to a 1-0 win over Oakwood SC.

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Development Academy recap, May 4-6

May, 9, 2012
5/09/12
9:43
AM ET
RELATED LINKS: Weekly Scoring Leaders | Calistri sparks Fire's six-goal rally

Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:

Under-15/16s

East Conference

FRIDAY: Tyler Kirschner and Kyle Morrissey scored less than a minute apart as Albertson SC rallied from a 2-0 deficit for a 2-2 tie with Met Oval. Kamil Pruszko and Edwards Whitfield scored for Met Oval. … Stephen Elias scored in the 60th minute as FC Westchester defeated NY Cosmos Academy 1-0. … SATURDAY: Leandro Lemache gave PDA a 1-0 lead in the 31st minute before Amanda Moreno scored for New York Red Bulls in a 1-1 draw between division title contenders. … Austin Kuhn scored in the 64th minute as PA Classics edged Match Fit Chelsea 1-0. … Mawolo Gissie scored all three goals as the New England Revolution defeated Empire United 3-1. Matthew Vuylsteke scored for Empire United. … Tyler Goncalves scored three straight goals after Alex Ainscough gave FC Greater Boston a 1-0 lead en route to a 4-0 win over Seacoast United. … Nigel Robinson’s 21st minute strike carried D.C. United to a 1-0 win over Potomac. … Tolunimi Ibikunle, Colin Hester, Colton Amidon and Bradford Jones netted goals as FC DELCO cruised past NJSA 04 4-0. … SUNDAY: PA Classics’ Brent Arnold and NJSA 04’s Jordon Black were in goal for a scoreless tie between the teams. … Baltimore Bays Chelsea’s Matthew Barth and D.C. United’s Carlos Canas recorded shutouts in a scoreless match. … Tolunimi Ibikunle scored the only goal as FC DELCO edged Match Fit Chelsea 1-0.

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UNC Wilmington lands CASL midfielder

May, 2, 2012
5/02/12
2:46
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Kellen Foster, a center mid and Class of 2013 prospect from North Carolina, verbally committed to North Carolina-Wilmington, his family confirmed Wednesday.

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