U.S. U-17 boys celebrate July 4 with big win in South America

The U.S. under-17 boys national team celebrated July 4 with a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in Montevideo on the first game of its two-week South American tour.

Carlos Martinez led the Americans with a goal and an assist on Jack McInerney's header.

Defender Tyler Polak set up Martinez's goal, intercepting a pass in his own end and dribbling half the length of the field before laying it off to Martinez.

The USA plays Argentina Thursday and Chile Friday in Rosario.

GAME SUMMARY:
July 4 in Montevideo

Uruguay 0 USA 2. Goals: McInerney 26, Martinez 60.
USA -- Edwards, Kitchen, Polak, Shinsky, Herold, Duran, Gil (Davis, 79), Martinez (Malki, 87), Gyau (Saad, 77), Jerome (Derschang, 67), McInerney.
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