The U.S. under-17 boy's national team fell to Scotland on penalty kicks, 3-0, to finish sixth at the Ballymena Tournament in Northern Ireland on April 29. The U.S. U-17s out-shot Scotland 14-1 during the course of the 0-0 game. Earlier, the USA beat Northern Ireland (1-0) and the Netherlands (3-0) but fell to Austria (0-3) to finish tied with Northern Ireland in second place in group play. The U.S. then beat England before rounding out the tournament against Scotland. The U.S. U-17s were led by Ed Johnson (Palm Coast, Fla.) who finished the tournament with four goals. Ballymena Tournament Fifth-Place Game April 29 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland USA 0 Scotland 0 (Scotland wins, 3-0, on penalties). USA -- Schuerman, Simo, Lancos, Freeman, Chun, Pearce, Capano (Rodriguez, 58), Quaranta, Fiore (Villalobos, 50), E. Johnson, Mapp (P. Johnson, 52). Scotland -- Renton, Wilson, McLeod, Brown, Balantine, Weir, Nelson, Panther, McLaughin, Knox, Duffy. Att.: 1,000.
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