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Potomac area Development Academy review: April 11-12, 2015

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Bethesda-Olney U.S. Soccer Development Academy teams traveled to New Jersey this weekend and earned one win and two draws against some talented PDA sides, highlighting the Potomac area’s USDA action.

[player_box id=43477 leftright=right]Mateo Leach scored 2 goals in a four-minute span late in the second half to help the Bethesda U-13/14s earn a 2-2 draw after PDA built a lead with a goal in each half. A first half goal by Jerry Zouantcha and a second half brace for Thomas Hansan lifted the Bethesda U-15/16s over PDA 3-1, and the U-17/18s tied PDA 1-1 behind some strong defense and a 36th minute goal by Ibrahima Kouyate as Bethesda got the best of the host club in the Saturday triple-header.

In other Potomac area Development Academy action, D.C. United U-13/14 defeated SAC 3-1 on Saturday and fell to [player_box id=43440 leftright=right]Philadelphia Union 3-0 on Sunday. The United U-15/16s lost a tough 1-0 match to Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon at Evergreen SportsPlex, with Jack Skahan netting the game-winner in the 80th minute. In the U-17/18 age group, United drew Philadelphia 1-1 on Sunday. Derrick Amaniampong struck in the 2nd minute for the Union and Eryk Williamson equalized in the 4th minute of a game apparently trending toward a shootout, but the defenses quickly buckled down and neither team conceded after the early fireworks.

See below for full results from the Potomac area’s Development Academy competition this weekend…

U-13/14

DC United
Goals: Alec Townsend (6′), Alexis Cerritos (48′),  Roberto Cabrera (72′)
3 : 1
Soccer Assoc of Columbia
Goals: Bennett Detweiler (61′)
Players Development Academy
Goals: Stephen Schmitt (36′) John Murphy (65′)
2 : 2
Bethesda-Olney
Goals: Mateo Leach (75′, 79′)
DC United
0 :3
Philadelphia Union
Goals: Daniel Bloyou (53′, 68′), Seth Kuhn (71′)

U-15/16

Players Development Academy
Goals: Josh Burnett (9′)
1 : 3
Bethesda-Olney USDA
Goals: Jerry Zouantcha (38′), Thomas Hansan (50′, 55′)
D.C. United
0 : 1
Philadelphia Union USDA
Goals: Jack Skahan (80′)

U-17/18

Players Development Academy
Goals: Jalil Blalock (20′)
1 : 1
Bethesda-Olney
Goals: Ibrahima Kouyate (36′)
D.C. United
Goals: Eryk Williamson (4′)
1 : 1
Philadelphia Union USDA
Goals: Derrick Amaniampong (2′)

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