Pugh scores again as U.S. U-20 women down Haiti

Colorado product Mallory Pugh scored twice in the USA’s 6-0 win over Haiti to give her five goals in three games at the Concacaf U-20 Women's Championship. The win earned the USA first-place in Group B and a semifinal clash with Honduras on Friday for a spot at the 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Pugh, the USA’s 17-year-old captain who scored once in the opening 2-2 tie with Mexico and twice in a 6-1 rout over Panama, scored in the 35th and 44th minutes against Haiti. Jessie Scarpa, who had a hat trick against Panama, scored and assisted on two goals against Haiti.

The USA finished ahead of Mexico on goal difference and avoids facing Canada, the only perfect team in group play.

Dec. 9 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
USA 6 Haiti 0. Goals: DeMelo (Davidson) 16, Pugh (Scarpa) 35, Pugh (Sanchez) 44, Scarpa (Sanchez) 49, Davidson (Scarpa) 50, Stevens (DeMelo) 54.
USA -- Chandler; Jacobs, Flores (Davidson, 14), Otto, 16- Fox; Harvey, DeMelo, Roberts (Harr, 65), Sanchez; 10- Pugh (Stevens, 46), Scarpa.
Haiti -- Gabriel; Beaubrun, Limage, Estime, Lamour; 17- Macean, Destinvil (Dacius, 32), Chandler (Saint Felix, 69), Mondesir; Lebrun, Nicolas (Charles, 71). Referee: Cecile Hinds (T&T.)

Concacaf U-20 Women’s Championship
Group A Results
Dec. 3
Canada 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0
Dec. 3
Honduras 2 Jamaica 2
Dec. 6
Canada 7 Jamaica 0
Honduras 0 Trinidad & Tobago 2
Dec. 8
Jamaica 6 Trinidad & Tobago 1
Dec. 8
Canada 2 Honduras 0

Group A Standings
Pts Team W-L-T (GD)
9 Canada 3-0-0 +11
4 Honduras 1-1-1 0
4 Jamaica 1-1-1 -2
0 Trin. & Tobago 0-3-0 -9

Group B Results
Dec. 4
Haiti 3 Panama 2
United States 2 Mexico 2
Dec. 7
Mexico 5 Haiti 0
USA 6 Panama 1
Dec. 9
Mexico 2 Panama 0
USA 6 Haiti 0

Group B Standings
Pts Team W-L-T (GD)
7 USA 2-0-1 +11
7 Mexico 2-0-1 +7

3 Haiti 1-2-0 -10
0 Panama 0-2-0 -8

Semifinals
Dec. 11
USA-Honduras 6 p.m. ET (FOX Sports 2)
Mexico-Canada 9 p.m. ET (FOX Sports 2)
Third Place Game
Dec. 13
6 p.m. ET (FOX Sports 2)
Final
Dec. 13
9 p.m. ET (FOX Sports 2)

(The winners of the semis and the winner of the third-place game earn 2016 U-20 World Cup berths.

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