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U-15 BNT Earns Positive Results During Training Camp at The Home Depot Center


CARSON, Calif. (Oct. 31, 2012) – The U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team earned a win and a draw on Tuesday against U.S. Soccer Development Academy competition during a training camp at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

The 36-player camp roster was divided into separate teams to face the LA Galaxy and Irvine Strikers FC.

Haji Wright, who is actually registered with the LA Galaxy U-15/16 Academy team, scored against his club team in the 54th minute, vaulting the U-15 BNT into a 1-0 lead, but the advantage didn’t last long as the Galaxy responded within six minutes on a goal from forward Alex Ramos to tie the score at 1-1. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Chivas USA Academy forward Joshua Perez scored two goals for the U-15 BNT in the team’s other match, a 4-2 win against Strikers FC. The U-15 BNT held a 4-1 lead before Strikers FC cut the lead in half 10 minutes from the end of the match.

Gaines and Arellano added the other two goals for the U.S.

-U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team Match Report-

Match: U.S. Under-15 BNT vs. LA Galaxy U-15/16
Date: Oct. 30, 2012
Competition: Friendly
Venue: The Home Depot Center; Carson, Calif.

Scoring Summary:           1              2              F
USA                                   0              1              1
LAG                                   0              1              1

USA – Haji Wright            54th minute
LAG – Alex Ramos           60

Lineups:
USA: 50-Andrew Verdi (1-Hamza Monawer, 58); 34-Alexis Velela, 42-Juan Riley, 37-Daniel Babir, 27-Luke Prpa; 22-Jonathan Navarro (21-Weston McKinnie, 40), 12-Christian Albelo, 11-Eric Calvillo, 6-Alejandro Zendejas, 44-Haji Wright; 32-Elijah Rice (28-Edwin Quiroz, 58)
Subs Not Used: 3-Justin Ingram, 20-Thomas McCabe, 33-Sean Teixeira
Head Coach: Tony Lepore


Stats Summary: USA/LAG
Shots: 9/4
Shots on Goal: 6/3
Saves: 2/5
Corner Kicks: 10/1
Fouls: 3/5
Offside: 1/5

Misconduct Summary:
None

Match: U.S. Under-15 BNT vs. Strikers FC U-15/16
Date: Oct. 30, 2012
Competition: Friendly
Venue: The Home Depot Center; Carson, Calif.

Scoring Summary:           1              2              F
USA                                   2              2              4
SFC                                    0              2              2

USA – Joshua Perez                                         25th minute
USA – Orrin Gaines II                                      35
SFC –  Christian Gutierrez                                 51
USA – Hugo Arellano                                       54
USA – Joshua Perez                                         57
SFC – Felipe Liborio Jr.                                     70

Lineups:
USA:  40-Abraham Romero; 14-George Braima, 46-Trey Vinson, 36-Hugo Arellano, 23-John Nelson II (5-Joseph Schmidt, 55); 26-Joshua Perez, 4-Christian Pulisic (29-Juan Ramirez, 48), 35-Brian Zelaya (25-Logan Panchot, 48), 38-Luca De La Torre, 16-Orrin Gaines II; 17-Joe Gallardo Jr.
Subs Not Used: 31-Ben Hale, 13-Juan Manuel Albizar
Head Coach: Tony Lepore


Stats Summary: USA/SFC
Shots: 11/8
Shots on Goal: 9/6
Saves: 4/5
Corner Kicks: 7/3
Fouls: 2/6
Offside: 2/3

Misconduct Summary:
None

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