With a 4-2 win over South Florida rival Schulz Academy, Miami FC Kendall moved to 5-0-1 in the U-15/16s division in the inaugural U.S. Soccer Development Academy. Other weekend highlights included hat tricks by Cesar Avalos for Birmingham and Matthew Tobinfor the Clearwater Chargers in the Chargers' 6-4 win and Austin Savage's Academy-leading eighth goal of the season for South Carolina's Bridge FA in a 2-2 tie with the Virginia Rush.
Boys U-17/18s-Oct. 27-28
Birmingham United-AFC Lightning (1-3)
Birmingham took the lead late in the first half on a goal by John White. Just five minutes into the second half, Sean Grisham evened the score for the Lightning. Atlanta then pulled away on goals by Ryan Pughand Cameron Black.
Virginia Rush-Bridge FC (1-2)
Two goals by Preston Myers, including one in the final minute, gave Bridge FA the win. The Rush took an early lead with a 19th-minute goal by Earl Floyd, Jr.
Atlanta Fire-Clearwater Chargers (2-1)
Julio Perez scored the lone goal for Clearwater in the 15th minute, but 10 minutes later, Taylor Jordan evened the score. In the 57th minute, Brett Blazer tallied the game-winning goal for the Fire.
Miami FC Kendall-Schulz Academy (1-1)
Pablo Punyed scored his third goal of the season in the 31st minute to give Kendall the advantage. In the 81st minute, Schulz battled back to earn the 1-1 draw when Karol Chorak scored the equalizer.
Birmingham United-Clearwater Chargers (4-6)
Cesar Avalos' hat trick, including a goal in the opening minute, was not enough for Birmingham, as Clearwater answered back with a hat trick from Matthew Tobin and two goals from Julio Perez.
Atlanta Fire-AFC Lightning (2-2)
The Atlanta Fire used two 90th-minute goals -- one by Alassane Kane and the other an own goal -- to eek out a draw with its cross-town rival. Taylor Hughston and Cameron Black had put AFC Lightning up by two with just 10 minutes remaining.
DeAnza Force-Crossfire Premier (1-1)
After 84 minutes of scoreless play, Max Macaluao finally broke through the DeAnza defense to give Crossfire the lead, but four minutes later, Niki Chow found the back of the net for DeAnza.
DeAnza Force-Washington Premier (1-1)
Miami FC Kendall-Schulz Academy (4-2)
Miami FC Kendall kept its undefeated record intact. Shane Malcolm scored the first two Kendall goals. Christian Ramos and Jordan Fernandez broke the 2-2 tie with second-half goals. Hasani Sinclair and Gabriel Roledo scored for Schulz.
Birmingham United-AFC Lightning (2-1)
Birmingham rallied to win goals by Kerry Bowden and Cory Gonzalez after falling behind in the 11th minute.
DeAnza Force-Crossfire Premier(1-3)
Cody Snyder scored two goals for Crossfire, and Ben Fisk added the third.Cameron Tooyerserkani evened the score in the 50th minute for the Force.
Atlanta Fire-Clearwater Chargers (3-3)
Eric Carriontallied his second goal of the year in the waning seconds to earn a tie for the Fire. Brian Intariano and Sawyer Hemmer also scored for Atlanta. A goal fromSean Venker allowed Clearwater to take an early lead. Goals from Thomas Roehn and Nicolas Jones gave it the lead in the second half.
Virginia Rush-Bridge FA (2-2)
Austin Savage scored his Academy-leading eighth goal of the season and salvaged the draw for Bridge. Clayton Newton and Frank Saunders also scored for the Rush. Justin Watson scored the first goal for Bridge early in the second half.
Atlanta Fire-AFC Lightning (2-0)
A goal from Taylor Krek gave the Fire the lead in the 20th minute, and Lucas Ade added an insurance goal in the 78th minute.
Birmingham United-Clearwater Chargers(2-1)
Birmingham's Daniel Wolfe scored in the 47th minute, and the one-goal lead stood until the 76th minute when Clearwater's Charles Lynch made it a tie game. With two minutes remaining, Thomas Roehn scored the game winner for Clearwater.