[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Detroit club Vardar won the Development Academy under-17/18 championship Saturday night with a 3-1 win over Crossfire Premier.
Two second-half goals by Derek Schrauben helped Vardar come from behind to defeat Crossfire Premier from Washington state.
Canadian U-20 Liam Kelly lit up the scoreboard in the 12th minute for Crossfire, but Vardar recovered and tied it in the 29th before winning with Schrauben’s heroics late in the game.
July 17 in Carson, Calif.
Vardar 3 Crossfire Premier
CRO – Kelly (Rowe) 12th minute
VAR – Jacobson 29
VAR – Schrauben 74
VAR – Schrauben 79
Vardar -- Jebson; Schewee, Carroll, Dillon, Teixeira; McClellan (Lipari, 30, Uche, 85), Schrauben, Dolot, Stanko; Harris, Jacobson
Crossfire -- Weakly; Ocampo (Powell, 88), Ryan, Smith, Zogg (Taylor, 46); Garibay (Grisham, 72), Schott, Kochman, Oganga; Rowe, Kelly
Seventh Place: Concorde Fire 4, Derby County Wolves 2
Fifth Place: Baltimore Bays Chelsea 1 FC Dallas 0
Third Place: Real So Cal 3, CASL Chelsea FC Academy 2