U.S. U-15 girls finish perfect at China tourney

The USA capped its U-15 CFA International Tournament title victory in China with a 3-0 win over the Czech Republic on goals by Karlie Lema, Emma Egizii and Lilly Reale. Coach Tracey Kevins' team opened with a 3-2 win over Japan and 5-0 victory over host China.

The U.S. squad's youngest player, Allyson Sentnor, the lone 2004-born player on a roster of 2003s, earned tournament MVP honors. Sentnor plays for Massachusetts club South Shore Select, as does Reale. Goalkeeper Neeku Purcell  of the Seattle Reign Academy won the Golden Glove.

USA's CFA International Tournament Scorers
4 Amelia White (Fort Wayne United)
1 Allyson Sentnor (South Shore Select)
1 Arianna Manrique (NTH Tophat)
1 Emma Egizii (Beach FC)
1 Simone Jackson (LAFC Slammers)
1 Karlie Lema (MVLA SC)
1 Lilly Reale (South Shore Select)
1 Jillian Shimkin (FC Fury NY)

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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