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Wondo takes scoring crown
October 24th, 2010 12:36AM

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[MLS] Chris Wondolowski scored in the San Jose Earthquakes' 4-1 loss to the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday night and took the MLS scoring title --  the Budweiser Golden Boot – with 18 goals, edging out the Los Angeles Galaxy's Edson Buddle, who had held or shared the scoring lead since Week 2 of the 2010 season.

Wondolowski scored six goals in his last four games to overtake Buddle.

Buddle had one last chance to pull even with or overtake Wondolowski, but he was held scoreless in the Galaxy's 2-1 win over FC Dallas on Sunday night.

18 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)
17 Edson Buddle (Los Angeles)
15 Dwayne De Rosario (Toronto FC)
14 Omar Cummings (Colorado)
14 Sebastien Le Toux (Philadelphia)
13 Conor Casey (Colorado)
13 Juan Pablo Angel (New York)
12 Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
11 Jeff Cunningham (FC Dallas)
10 Steve Zakuani (Seattle)
10 Kei Kamara (Kansas City)
10 Fredy Montero (Seattle)
9 Justin Braun (Chivas USA)

2010 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose) 18
2009 Jeff Cunningham (FC Dallas) 17
2008 Landon Donovan (Los Angeles) 20
2007 Luciano Emilio (D.C. United) 20
2006 Jeff Cunningham (Real Salt Lake) 16
2005 Taylor Twellman (New England) 17
2004 Eddie Johnson (Dallas), Brian Ching (San Jose) 12
2003 Carlos Ruiz (Los Angeles), Taylor Twellman (New England) 15
2002 Carlos Ruiz (Los Angeles) 24
2001 Alex Pineda Chacon (Miami) 19
2000 Mamadou Diallo (Tampa Bay) 26
1999 Stern John (Columbus), Roy Lassiter (D.C. United), Jason Kreis (Dallas) 18
1998 Stern John (Columbus) 26
1997 Jaime Moreno (D.C. United) 16
1996 Roy Lassiter (Tampa Bay) 27

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