Development Academy recap, March 17-18

March, 21, 2012
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Highlights from this past weekend's action around the US Soccer Development Academy:


East Conference

Federico Ferre and Will Szostkiewicz scored for the New England Revolution (6-2) in a 2-1 triumph over NJSA (5-2-2). Matt Robinson scored for NJSA. … A hat trick by George Tsikuris lifted FC Delco (4-3-2) to a 3-1 win over Met Oval (1-5-3) on Sunday. Alexander Portela scored for Met Oval.

Central Conference

Three goals by Jason Machado and one from Brandon Aubrey led Texas Division first-place Dallas Texans (15-1-7) to a 4-1 win over Internationals (3-3-1) on Saturday. Austin Dilts was the goal-scorer for the Internationals. … Louis Arrellano scored twice, with one goal apiece from teammates Francesco Moore, Dzenan Nezirevic and Eric Rodriguez as the Chicago Magic (2-1-3) blanked St. Louis Scott Gallagher (2-2-4) 5-0 on Saturday. … Marcus Epps had a hat trick, with goals from Collin Fernandez, Christian Henock-Berhanu and Anthony Smith as the Chicago Fire blanked St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro (2-2-4) 6-0 on Sunday. … Alex Toderica had two goals, and Jovanni Chavez and Oscar Montes scored for the Colorado Rapids (5-0-2) in a 4-0 win over Classics Elite (1-17-2) on Saturday.

West Conference

Benjamin Lopez and Jose Navarro were the scorers as SoCal Division first-place Real Salt Lake-AZ (7-2, 13-4-2) defeated seventh-place Strikers FC (2-4-2, 5-9-3) 2-0 on Saturday. … Brian Pacheco scored twice, with one goal each from Christian Carrillo and Colin McDermott as the third-place Pateadores (4-3-3, 8-4-7) overcame the a 2-0 deficit for a 4-2 win against the division-leading Real Salt Lake-AZ on Sunday. Jordan Allen scored twice for Real Salt Lake. … Two goals by Jorge Ruiz and one by Romario Lomeli lifted SoCal Division fifth-place Chivas USA (8-7-4) to a 3-1 win over last place Cal Odyssey (4-15-1) of the Northwest Division on Saturday.


East Conference

Jack Freeman gave the lead to Albertson (5-1-2) in the 62nd minute, but Ben Ramin scored the equalizer in the 77th for Empire United (5-2-2). … Christian Porras scored three times, with one goal each from Richard Greensfelder, Ishmaiah Calwrie and Christian Morales as the Baltimore Bays Chelsea (5-4) blanked the South Central Premier (3-4-1) 6-0.

Central Conference

Two goals by Christian Duarte and another by Leobardo Vazquez led Texas SC Houston (13-4-7) over the Indiana United Fire Academy (3-4-2) on Sunday. Michael Galullo scored for the Fire. … Alex Petit's goal in the 14th minute stood for the victory as the Dallas Texans (9-5-9) edged the Crew Soccer Academy (5-2-1) 1-0 on Sunday. … Grant Baltes' goal stood up as the Great Lakes fifth-place Internationals (5-2) stunned the first-place FC Dallas (18-2-3) of the Texas Division 1-0. … Crew Soccer Academy had the early lead on goals by Dylan Knott and Matthew Habrowski as the Great Lakes sixth-place team slipped past the Texas Division second-place Texas SC Houston (13-4-7) on Saturday. Leobardo Vazquez scored for Texas SC Houston. … Three goals by Ruben Siguenza and one each from Jonathan Barahona, Matt Marchena, Jake Peterson, Arkadiusz Raclawski and Akio Ohtake-Gordon did the damage for the Colorado Rush (2-4-1) in an 8-1 win over Classics Elite (3-16-1).

West Conference

Jorge Soto's goal in the 62nd minute was the game-winner as Northwest Division sixth-place San Jose Earthquakes (8-10-2) upset SoCal Division leader Chivas USA 2-1. Julio Cervantes scored in the 17th for San Jose before Eric Gonzalez netted the equalizer in the 52nd minute for the Chivas USA (12-4-3). … A.J. Esparza scored twice and Ive Burnett once as third place Real Salt Lake-AZ (4-1-4, 8-6-5) blanked eighth-place Strikers FC (1-6-1, 5-6-2) 3-0 on Saturday. … Ryan Kretz's goal in the 62nd minute lifted the San Diego Surf to a mild upset of De Anza Force (13-7-2), which is in first place in the Northwest Division.



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