LA Galaxy Academy wins second U-15/16 title

[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] The LA Galaxy Academy got goals from Dylan Smith and Juan Orozco to beat 2013 champion Real Salt Lake AZ, 2-0, and win the 2014 Development Academy under-15/16 championship. It was the second U-15/16 title for the Galaxy academy and the fifth in a row by an MLS team.

U-15/16 Champions:
2014: LA Galaxy
2013: Real Salt Lake AZ
2012: New York Red Bulls
2011: LA Galaxy
2010: Chicago Fire
2009: Derby County Wolves
2008: Carmel United

Smith broke the deadlock after  25 minutes, tapping home the rebound after defender Alex Ramos' shot had deflected off Real Salt Lake’s post.

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In the 51st minute, Orozco collected a ball cleared away by RSL AZ off a corner kick just inside the 18 before volleying it into the top of the net.

U.S. U-17 Elijah Rice, who has missed Thursday's semifinal while serving a red card suspension, scored one goal and assisted on goals by Kendall Stork and Amit Tal to lead Chicago Magic PSG to a 3-0 win over Irvine (Calif.) Strikers FC in the U-15/16 third-place game.

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