The U.S. U-18 boys national team opens a four-game tour of Uruguay and Paraguay against Uruguay on Thursday in Montevideo. U.S. coach Dave Sarachan named 18 players for the trip, including three players named to the 2008 U-15/16 Development Academy all-conference teams: Paul Islas (Cal Odyssey), Latif Alashe (Vardar) and Harrison Petts (champion Carmel United).
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U.S. U-18 ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS: Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Zach MacMath (U.S. Soccer U-17 residency)
DEFENDERS: Anthony Arena (Crossfire Premier, Wash.), Taylor Kemp (Real Colorado, Colo.), Aubrey Perry (U.S. Soccer U-17 residency), Harrison Petts (Carmel United, Ind.), Jossimar Sanchez (PDA, N.J.), Kofi Sarkodie (U.S. Soccer U-17 residency)
MIDFIELDERS: Latif Alashe (Vardar, Mich.) Brian Dominguez (U.S. Soccer U-17 residency), Paul Islas (Cal Odyssey, Calif.), Richard Menjivar (LAFC , Calif.)
FORWARDS: Eder Arreola (U.S. Soccer U-17 residency), Will Bates (Richmond Strikers, Va.), Kevin Bick (Chicago Magic, Ill.), Erik Hurtado (Westside Metros, Ore.), Adam Jahn (Davis Legacy Gunners, Calif.), Kelyn Rowe (Crossfire Premier, Wash.)