The RSL Academy hosted FC Golden State at Zions Bank Real Academy in Herriman over the weekend as the U-19s topped the visitors 2-1 behind goals from Benjamin Ortiz and Erwin Martinez. Ortiz now has seven goals to his name on the year, drawing level with teammate Bryce Duke in second place on the team’s scoring chart. Saturday’s goal marked the first for Martinez who has featured in 17 matches for the U-19s this season.
The U-19s now sit atop the Southwest division with a 10-3-5 (35 points) record.
In the U-17s match against FC Golden State, RSL stormed back from two goals down in the game's final 30 minutes to win 3-2. The U-17s earned goals from Pablo Caparelli, Chris Garcia and Alejandro Silva to secure a second straight victory at home. Caparelli and Silva now have two goals to their names this season with Garcia now sitting at six tallies. The U-17s now sit fifth in the Southwest division with a 9-7-2 (29 points) record.
The RSL Academy will host Strikers FC on Saturday, March 23 in Herriman for its third of seven straight regular season matches at home to close out the regular season. The U-17s will kick off first at 11:00a MT followed by the U-19s at 1:30p MT.