[USA U-15 BOYS]The U.S. under-15 national team went 1-2-1 against local Development Academy teams during its stay at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. It split with Chivas USA, tied Real So Cal and lost to the Los Angeles Galaxy. Raheem Taylor-Parkes had the game-winner in the Chivas USA victory. Taylor-Parkes, a freshman at Florida's Montverde Academy, recently played for Canada's U-17s and had before that a trial with Arsenal. He won the 2011 U-13 Super Y-League North American Finals with Brandon FC Flames.
-- Eight different players scored for Tony Lepore's U-15s, who were split into two teams for the games.
-- Joshua Perez, the nephew of former U.S. star and current U-14 national team coach Hugo Perez, had the lone goal against Chivas USA, his club team.
-- Haji Wright, a 6-foot-4 freshman, had one of the goals in the Galaxy win. He had played with the U-15s in the fall.
U.S. U-15 Results:
Jan. 16 Chivas USA 1-2 Perez
Jan. 16Real So Cal 2-2 Arellano, Rice
Jan. 19Chivas USA 3-2 Gaines, Coleman, Taylor-Parkes
Jan. 19 Los Angeles Galaxy 2-3 Barbir, Gallardo