With all four teams in play over the weekend, St. Louis CITY Academy posted another successful round of results with a combined record of 3-2-1. The U-15s, U-16s and U-17s played their final League matches of the season, while the UPSL side competed in their seventh match of a nine-game campaign.
U-15s split their weekend matches
To open the weekend, the U-15s battled Columbus Crew Academy, with defender Bijan Champagne netting a goal, but the team could not come away with points in a 2-1 defeat. The floodgates opened the following day against FC Cincinnati Academy, though, as the U-15s poured in five goals in a commanding 5-2 effort against their hosts. Forward Stone Marion had three (3) goals and forward Graydon Lewis had two (2) goals in the win.
U-16s knock off Indiana Fire Academy to remain undefeated
In their lone match of the weekend, the U-16s traveled to Westfield, Indiana, for a clash with Indiana Fire Academy. It was a tight contest, but the boys came out on top 3-2 thanks to goals from midfielder Colton Garofalo, forward Nathaniel Nulland midfielder Jack Dimaria. With the win, the U-16s are now one of just five remaining unbeaten teams at the U-16 level.
U-17s emerge from weekend with division crown
Despite tough competition keeping the U-17s off the board over the weekend, the boys grinded out a point to lock up first place in the U-17 Central (North) Division. After dropping their opening match of the weekend 2-0 to Columbus Crew Academy, the U-17s drew FC Cincinnati Academy 0-0 the following day to pick up a point and claim the division title.
UPSL scorching hot in eight-goal masterclass
After a tough two-game stretch, the UPSL team returned to form with a win in their rout of Nashville Now Soccer 365 this past weekend. Three UPSL players found the back of the net in a match that finished with an 8-1 scoreline, including four (4) goals from forward Nathan Ferguson and braces from both forward Adam Boykin and midfielder Akwasi Douglas.
None of the Academy teams are in action this weekend. The U-15s, U-16s and U-17s return to play for exhibition matches against St. Louis Scott Gallagher on June 8, while the UPSL side kicks off their next game against St. Louis Fusion FC on June 4.