Academy 16s Recap: Rapids fall 2-1 to Colorado Rush

Rivals Rush defeat U-16s on Saturday

Rapids Academy U16s vs Sporting KC

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ColoradoRapids.com

On Saturday, the Colorado Rapids U-16 Development Academy team dropped a 2-1 result to local rivals Colorado Rush at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The Rapids went down by two goals, but halftime sub JT Grover scored in the 70th minute to pull one back and prevent the shutout. Grover now leads the squad with three goals this season.

With the loss, the U-16s drop one spot to 7th in the Frontier Division of the Central Conference with a 3-3-5 (W-L-T) record. This weekend, they'll travel to Texas to take on Texans SC Houston and Texas Rush on Saturday and Sunday.

Scoring Summary:
CO RUSH - Jack O'Brien 42'
CO RUSH - Devin Guidichessi 76'
COL - JT Grover 82'

Colorado Rapids Lineup: Connor Gavigan, Chris Reichman, Will Herzl, Quinn Carroll (Elijah Mwenebitu 48'), Kyle Ericson, Blake Moncur, Greer Solarte (JT Grover 41'), Elias Helbig, Anthony Rosales (Luke Marchesani 55'), Nick Porter (Ernesto Rangel 65')