U.S. U-17 boys earn another big win in South America

The U.S. under-17 boys national team got two first-half goals from Stefan Jerome and one in the second half from Carlos Martinez in a 3-1 win over Chile's U-17 national team to finish its four-game trip to South America with a 3-1 record.

The win was the second in three games at the Copa Ciudad de Rosario in Rosario, Argentina.

The only loss was a 3-0 defeat to host Argentina. Wilmer Cabrera's U-17s also beat Uruguay, 2-0, in Montevideo and opened play in Rosario with a 3-1 win over a local team.

Copa Ciudad de Rosario
July 9 in Rosario
USA 3 ARF Rosario 1. Goals: Derschang, Pineda 8, Gutierrez 85; Alberto pen. 90.

USA -- Richey (Badr, 46), Zavaleta, Ambrose, Arjona, Phillips, Miller, Davis, Pineda (Gutierrez, 67), Derschang, Malki, Saad.

July 10 in Rosario
Argentina 3 USA 0. Goals: Diaz 6, Mungi 81, Martinez 85.
USA -- Edwards, Kitchen, Polak, Shinsky, Herold, Duran, Gil, Martinez (Malki, 73), Gyau (Saad, 73), Jerome (Derschang, 60), McInerney.

July 11 in Rosario
USA 3 Chile 1. Goals: Jerome 11, 17, Martinez 50; Garate 83.
USA -- Edwards, Kitchen, Polak, Shinsky, Herold, Duran, Gil (Davis, 89), Martinez, Gyau (Saad, 80), Jerome (Miller, 73), McInerney (Derschang, 84).

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