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Boys DA Nov 26, 2012

Development Academy: Baltimore Bays Chelsea pick up win, tie in only local action

By Jimmy LaRoue

In the only local Development Academy action of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Baltimore Bays Chelsea picked up a win and a tie against PA Classics.

Bays’ U-18s scored a 1-0 win, as Yaw Amankwa’s 33rd minute goal was enough to give them the win.

Amankwa has a team-high 10 goals in nine games as the Bays’ U-18s (6-2-1) are tied for second place in the Atlantic Division on points with 19 with D.C. United (6-3-1, 19 pts.). PA Classics (7-2-1) still lead the division with 22 points, losing for just the second time this season.

In the U-16 matchup, Mani Walcott scored his second goal of the season to give Bays the lead in the 18th minute, but PA Classics managed a tie after getting a McKinley Curran goal in the 68th minute.

Bays (5-2-2) has 17 points and is in third place on points behind D.C. United (9-0-1, 28 pts.) and FC DELCO (6-2-1, 19 pts.).

All of the academy’s teams will travel to the Premier Sports Complex in Bradenton, Fla. for the Development Academy Winter Showcase Event from Nov. 28-Dec. 4.

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