Men's Youth National Team

USA Youth Men Advance To UANA Junior Pan Am Semifinals With 19-1 Win Over Peru

July 13, 2018

Clearwater, FL – July 13 – The USA Men’s Youth National Team flew past Peru 19-1 to advance to the semifinals of the UANA Junior Pan American Championship. Makoto Kenney and Tanner Pulice scored four goals each in the victory while Kent Emden and Garrett Griggs combined for 7 saves. Team USA will take on the winner of the Canada-Puerto Rico game later today on Saturday at 4:40pm et/1:40pm pt. Live streaming will be available at and For more information on the tournament, click here.

Team USA took a 4-0 lead after the first quarter and followed with five more unanswered goals in the second to take a 9-0 lead at halftime. In the third quarter the United States again held Peru scoreless while adding five more goals for a 14-0 lead. Peru got on the board in the fourth but the United States answered with five more goals to secure the 19-1 win.

The United States went 5/9 on power plays and 2/2 on penalty shots while Peru went 0/3 on power plays and did not attempt a penalty.

USA 19 (4, 5, 5, 5) T. Pulice 4, M. Kenney 4, G. Alessandria 3, G. Zaan 2, E. Parrish 2, N. Tierney 1, J. Painter 1, A. Rodgers 1, I. Minsterman 1
PER 1 (0, 0, 0, 1) R. Pacheo 1
Saves – USA – K. Emden 6, G. Griggs 1
6x5 – USA – 5/9 – PER – 0/3
Penalties – USA – 2/2 – PER – 0/0




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