Dev. Academy Roundup: CASL Chelsea sweep
It’s not every weekend that a USSF Development Academy side hits the road and comes away with four wins in two days, but CASL Chelsea managed just that this past weekend with a perfect 4-0 record at both age levels.
Heading north to Virginia, the CASL U-16s squeaked past McLean Youth Soccer 1-0, but not before the U-18s dominated in a 5-0 win. Monbo Bokar grabbed a hat trick for CASL.
Down in Richmond, CASL scored the same success against the Strikers. The U-16s secured a duplicate result, winning 1-0, while the U-18s were once again the better side in a 4-1 win – Bokar adding another goal for a four-goal haul on the weekend.
A few MLS teams' academies were in action as well. Of the trio of New England, San Jose and Real Salt Lake, the Quakes had the best of the action, posting a 3-1 record.
On Saturday, the Quakes' youth team traveled to Riverside, Calif., and defeated Arsenal FC – the U-18s winning 4-0 and the U-16s winning 1-0. The only blemish on the weekend came against fellow MLS academy opposition, as Real Salt Lake’s U-18s won 2-0. The Quakes U-16s avenged the loss by winning 2-1 in San Jose’s last game of the weekend.
The Revolution’s academy took to the field for the first time in 2011, splitting a full weekend slate as the U-18s lost two and the U-16s won two against NJSA 04 and Match Fit Chelsea.
Other scores from the weekend:
Match Fit Chelsea 1, FC Greater Boston 0
California Development Academy 5, Nomads SC 1
Cosmos Academy West 1, Real So Cal 1
Seacoast United 2, Met Oval 1
FC Westchester 6, South Central Premier 1
Cosmos Academy East 3, Empire United 0
Indiana United 3, Derby County Wolves 1
Oakwood SC 1, Albertson SC 1
Richmond Strikers 0, North Carolina Fusion 0
Empire United 3, Cosmos Academy East 1
Seacoast United 3, Met Oval 2
Real So Cal 3, Cosmos Academy West 1
Indiana United 6, Vardar 2
McLean Youth Soccer 1, North Carolina Fusion 1
Empire United 2, Met Oval 1
Cosmos Academy East 2, Seacoast United 1
FC Greater Boston 3, NJSA 04 0
Indiana United 2, Vardar 0
North Carolina Fusion 5, McLean Youth Soccer 0
Empire United 4, Met Oval 0
Seacoast United 2, Cosmos Academy East 0
FC Greater Boston 0, NJSA 04 0
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