Texans SC/DTH, third in the Development Academy's Texas Division behind MLS academy teams from the Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas, was one of three Texas teams to win in the U-18 division on Sunday.
Escobar, the top scorer for Texas SC/DTH in the Development Academy, used his quick feet and breakout speed to score in both halves.
Texas SC/DTH is a product of the merger of the Texas Soccer Club (TSC Texans) and Dallas Texans Houston Division academy programs
Other Texas winners on Day 1: Lonestar SC Red and the Dallas Texans.
The Baltimore Bays Chelsea, whose roster includes three players committed to Maryland, opened play with a 1-0 win over Ohio Premier Eagles Green.
BOYS U-18 SHOWCASE
YMS Xplosion 2 Kendall Soccer Coalition White 0
Edmond OFC 4 Solar SC 4
Triangle United Gold 1 Dallas Texans 2
Ohio Premier Eagles Green 0 Baltimore Bays Chelsea 1
Javanon 5 Andromeda 1
Texans SC/DTH 2 Pachuca FC USA Internationals 0
Lower Merion Velez SC 2 Beachside Conn. 1
Lonestar SC Red 2 Concorde Fire Elite 1