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The High School All Americans U17s team were defeated Saturday by Wales U16s 45-16 at the Wellington International Festival.

The two teams traded penalty kicks early, but a yellow card to an HSAA player opened up an opportunity for Wales, and they entered halftime up 21-6.

Early in the second half Wales scored three quick tries to go up 45-9 with 12 minutes to go. But the Americans did clamp down their defense after that, and finished with a try.

USA play Belgium U17s on Monday, and England South U16s on April 5.

USA HS All American U17s to Face Wales U16s

Pos Last First Ht Wt Year Team School Hometown
1 Rich Cecil 6'1" 260 Junior Pride Perry Street Prep Washington DC
2 Branham Steven 5'11" 202 Sophomore Fallbrook Fallbrook Fallbrook Calif.
3 Yun Bruce 5'10" 268 Junior Belmont Shore Wilson HS Long Beach Calif.
4 May Malcolm 6'1" 195 Senior Ignatius Ignatius Chicago Ill.
5 Remesy Maxime 6'3" 225 Senior Orlando Dr Phillips Orlando Fla.
6 Germishuys Hanco 5'11" 195 Junior Westside Westside High School Omaha Neb.
7 Masoe Sione 5'11" 170 Junior Back Bay Garden Grove Anaheim Calif.
8 Poch Suwaiter 6'0" 220 Junior Hilo Reign Waiakea High School Hilo Hawaii
9 Helu Alauna 5'11" 205 Junior Hayward Griffins James Logan Union City Calif.
10 Aisea Lopeti 6'0" 259 Sophomore Lincoln Cardinal Lincoln Beaverton Ore.
11 Matthews Aaron 5'8" 170 Sophomore Back Bay J Serra Catholic Irvine Calif.
12 Veve Jerome 6'0" 211 Sophomore Gold Coast Titans Palm Beach Currumbin Palm Beach Australia
13 Soede Patrick 5'11" 189 Junior Cobham American School Cobham Surrey England
14 Tikoisuva Joeli 5'10" 175 Junior Sacramento Islanders Rosemont Sacramento Calif.
15 Cima Benjamin 5'11" 167 Junior Gonzaga HS Gonzaga HS Bethesda MD


16 Pickett Darien 5'10" 225 Junior Fort Hunt West Potomac Alexandria Va.
17 Hedum Ryan 5'11" 210 Junior Christian Brothers Christian Brothers Elk Grove Calif.
18 Mitchell Aaron 6'1" 259 Junior Cathedral, San Diego Cathedral San Diego Calif.
19 Murphy Brendan 6'2" 190 Junior Kona Bulls Makua Lani Christian Kailua, Kona Hawaii
20 Richards Ian 5'10" 220 Junior Penn HS Penn HS Granger Ind.
21 Ronan Jimmy 5'7" 151 Junior Gonzaga HS Gonzaga HS Kensington Md.
22 Cleary Brendan 5'9" 160 Junior Newcastle Falcons Queen Elizabeth Holme England
23 Barry Cian 5'6" 135 Junior Reeds Weybridge Epsom College Cobham England