Youth: U.S. U-16 girls rout all foes at Torneo delle Nazioni

The U.S. U-16 girls national team, coached by April Kater, won the Torneo delle Nazioni with a 5-0 win over Japan following victories over Iran (8-0), host Italy (5-0) and Slovenia (6-0).

Reilyn Turner  scored the first four goals in the 6-0 win over Slovenia.

Trinity Byars scored a hat trick in the 5-0 win over Italy.

Kailyn Dudukovich scored four goals in the 8-0 win over Iran.

• Alexis Missimo scored in each of the four games.

USA Torneo delle Nazioni Scorers
5 Trinity Byars (Solar Chelsea)
5 Alexis Missimo (Solar Chelsea)
4 Kailyn Dudukovich (Cincinnati Development Academy)
4 Reilyn Turner (So Cal Blues)
2 Michelle Cooper (Michigan Hawks)
2 Kalyssa Van Zanten (Eclipse Select)
1 Aislynn Crowder (Hawaii Rush)
1 Jaelyn Eisenhart (LAFC Slammers)

Torneo delle Nazioni, Final
USA 5 Japan 0.
Goals: Crowder, Missimo (2), van Zanten, Byars.
USA -- Romig, Pagador, Reale (Bruster) Dudukovich (Turner), Crowder (Watkins), Hansen (Harrison), Missimo, Theoret, Cooper (van Zanten), Rouse, Byars.
Japan -- Nakazono (Ishida), Iwasaki (Shimawa), Shirowa, Tokunaga, Sugisawa, Tabata, Kawagishi, Watanabe (Tsukji), Onishi (Ito), Yamasaki, Momono (Takawwa).

U.S. U-16 girls national team
GOALKEEPERS (2): Lindsey Romig (IMG Academy; Midlothian, Va.), Alia Skinner (United Soccer Alliance; Fleming Island, Fla.).
DEFENDERS (6): Baleigh Bruster (NTH Tophat; Smyrna, Ga.), Tori Hansen (NC Courage; Raleigh, N.C.), Nya Harrison (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Kellie Pagador (Placer United; Roseville, Calif.), Lilly Reale (South Shore Select; Hingham, Mass.), Elaine Rouse (NC Courage; Cary, N.C.).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Aislynn Crowder (Hawaii Rush; Mililani, Hawaii), Jaelyn Eisenhart (LAFC Slammers; Henderson, Nev.), Zoe Burns (Crossfire SC; Issaquah, Wash.), Alexis Missimo (Solar Chelsea; Southlake, Texas), Ariella Pitty (Ohio Premier; Brunswick, Ohio), Alexis Theoret (FC Virginia; Oak Hill, Va.).
FORWARDS (6): Trinity Byars (Solar Chelsea; Richardson, Texas), Michelle Cooper (Michigan Hawks; Clarkston, Mich.), Kailyn Dudukovich (Cincinnati Development Academy; West Chester, Ohio), Dilary Heredia-Beltran (Sporting Blue Valley; Overland Park, Kan.), Reilyn Turner (So Cal Blues; Aliso Viejo, Calif.), Kalyssa Van Zanten (Eclipse Select SC; Buffalo Grove, Ill.)

1 comment about "Youth: U.S. U-16 girls rout all foes at Torneo delle Nazioni".
  1. Goal Goal, April 30, 2018 at 11:45 a.m.

    That is outstandingf and congrats to the ladies.

    The boys U16's were playing in the same tourney how did they come out?  Anyone know.

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