USA's youngest player scores winner in U-15 girls victory over Japan

Allyson Sentnor, the only 2004-born player on the U.S. U-15 squad, scored the gamewinner in a 3-2 victory over Japan at the CFA International Tournament in China.

Coach Tracey Kevins' team got its first two goals from Amelia White and Arianna Manrique. Goalkeeper Neeku Purcellsaved a last-minute penalty kick.

Sentnor, who plays for Massachusetts club South Shore Select, is the only 2004 player on a 20-player roster otherwise comprised of 2003s.

The USA faces host China on Friday and the Czech Republic on Sunday.

U.S. U-15 girls national team
GOALKEEPERS (2): Nadia Cooper (Shattuck-St. Mary's; Katy, Texas), Neeku Purcell (Reign Academy; Seattle, Wash.).
DEFENDERS (6): Baleigh Bruster (NTH Tophat; Smyrna, Ga.), Andrea Kitahata (San Jose Earthquakes; Hillsborough, Calif.), Aidan McConnell (Michigan Hawks; Dexter, Mich.), Ayo Oke (NTH Tophat; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Kellie Pagador (Placer United SC; Roseville, Calif.), Lilly Reale (South Shore Select; Hingham, Mass.).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Emma Egizii (Beach FC; Downey, Calif.), Tatiana Fung (Legends FC; Fullerton, Calif.), Riley Gleason (So Cal Blues SC; Mission Viejo, Calif.), Annie Karich (So Cal Blues SC; Surfside, Calif.), Devin Lynch (Sockers FC; Naperville, Ill.), Jillian Shimkin (FC Fury NY; Rockville Centre, N.Y.).
FORWARDS (6): Simone Jackson (LAFC Slammers; Redondo Beach, Calif.), Karlie Lema (MVLA SC; Morgan Hill, Calif.), Arianna Manrique (NTH Tophat; Buford, Ga.), Allyson Sentnor (South Shore Select; Hanson, Mass.), Farrah Walters (SC del Sol; Scottsdale, Ariz.), Amelia White (Fort Wayne United FC; Fort Wayne, Ind.).

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