[VANCOUVER WHITECAPS] Brody Huitema's hat trick for the Northwest Division co-leader Vancouver Whitecaps in an 8-0 win over the Santa Cruz Breakers catapulted him into the national scoring lead in the Development Academy's under-17/18 age group with 25 goals.
Yassin Essa has 16 goals for Vancouver, and Spencer DeBoice, who also had a hat trick against the Breakers, has 10.
The 'Caps, who share the division lead with the Seattle Sounders FC with a game in hand, have three matches to play in the regular season.
Under-17/18 Scoring Leaders
25 Brody Huitema, Vancouver Whitecaps
24 Nicholas Pappacena, Weston FC
24 Jordan Morris, Seattle Sounders FC
19 Jason Romero, De Anza Force
19 Christian Thierjung, Strikers FC