Mexico (pictured) convenes for a team photo before its CONCACAF U-15 Girls' Championship Group A finale against Trinidad & Tobago on August 15, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.
ORLANDO, Florida – Mexico, Costa Rica and St. Lucia claimed the last three available slots in the 2016 CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship quarterfinals, completing group play with wins on Monday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The Mexicans (3W-0D-1L, 9 points) finished as runner-up in Group A behind the United States (4-0-0, 12) thanks to an 11-0 win over the Dominican Republic (0-0-4, 0) as Alison Gonzalez equaled a tournament record with five goals.
Nicole Gomez scored two goals and Costa Rica (2-1-1, 7) edged Jamaica (2-0-2, 6) by a single point for second in Group B, topping Venezuela (0-0-4, 0), 4-1.
St. Lucia took second place in Group C on the strength of a 1-0 victory against Nicaragua. An early own-goal proved to be the difference.
August 15, 2016 Results
Haiti 5, Dominican Republic 0
Trinidad & Tobago 0, Mexico 11
Jamaica 4, El Salvador 0
Venezuela 1, Costa Rica 4
Grenada 3, St. Vincent & the Grenadines 5
St. Lucia 1, Nicaragua 0
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2016 CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship
Quarterfinal Pairings (all times ET)
Wednesday – August 17, 2016
USA v Bermuda, 9:00 a.m.
Canada v Curacao, 9:00 a.m.
Costa Rica v St. Lucia, 11:00 a.m.
Puerto Rico v Mexico, 11:00 a.m.