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by Paul Kennedy, July 23rd, 2009 8:45AM
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The opening game of the under-18 boys competition at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships lived up its to its billing Wednesday as Discoveries Soccer Club Green of South Carolina twice came back from a goal down and beat the Westside Metros Internationals of Oregon, 3-2, on a second-half goal by Uruguayan-born star Enzo Martinez.

Boys results

WSM went ahead in the 14th and 19th minutes on goals by Jean Marie Mwanga and Santa Clara-bound Erik Hurtado, but DSC equalized through Shawn Ferguson and Juan Velasquez and won on the North Carolina-bound Martinez's goal in the 69th minute.

The game turned when WSN's Patrick DeYoungreceived a red card for a head butt in the 20th minute with the Oregon team ahead.

DSC is seeking to bring a national championship back to South Carolina for the first time. WSM would the second team from Oregon to win a U.S. Youth Soccer championship.

The National League champion Lower Merion Velez of Pennsylvania pulled away from Kentucky powerhouse Javanon, 4-1, to win its opening game in the under-17 boys competition in Lancaster, Mass.

A minute after Javanon took the lead, Lower Merion equalized on a goal by Jonathan Dolezal. Velez then pulled ahead on a goal by Kevin Israel, and Voltaire Escalona put the game away with two second-half goals.

Javanon's U-18 entrant fared better, beating the East Fishkill (N.Y.) Thunder, 3-1.

The Hicksville Strikers exploded for five goals -- the most goals scored by a boys team on Day 1 -- to beat South Carolina's other boys finalist, CESA Premier, in under-17 play.



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