First-year Bethesda-Olney reaches U-17/18 semis

[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Newcomer Bethesda-Olney takes on the Montreal Impact, a second-year academy program, in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy under-17/18 semifinals on Thursday at StubHub Center. The other semifinal pits two long-time Development Academy powers, PDA and FC Dallas, against each other. For the quarterfinal wrapup.

The final (live on USSoccer.com at 10 p.m. ET) and third-place game will take place Saturday.

Under-17/18 Quarterfinals:
FC Dallas 3, Colorado Rush 2: Santiago Agudelo scored two goals, including the game-winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give FC Dallas the win after it blew a 2-0 lead. the hosts led on goals by Antonio Aguilar and Agudelo, but Rush rallied as Eduardo Reza converted two penalty kicks in a 10-minute span to tie the score at 2-2 late in the second half. FC Dallas is now 4-0-0 during the postseason and 22-4-6 overall.

PDA 3, Shattuck-Saint Mary’s 1: Jared Stroud’s 57th-minute goal proved to be the game-winner as host PDA defeated the 2012-13 national runner-ups. Brian White opened the scoring in the 28th minute and Anderson Asiedu contributed a goal in the 64th minute. Ricardo Lopez-Espin scored Shattuck-Saint Mary’s lone goal.

Bethesda-Olney 2, Chivas USA 0 (OT): Jake Rozhansky scored the game-winning goal in the 94th minute and Daniel Kaiser added an insurance goal 10 minutes later for Bethesda-Olney, which is 27-2-0 overall in its first season in the Development Academy.

Seattle Sounders FC 0 Montreal Impact 3: Marco Dominguez, Fabio Morelli and Sam Duffek scored to give the Impact the upset win at Starfire Sports Complex. The Sounders had outscored their opponents, 16-1, during the three-game Academy Playoffs in Indiana.
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