CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – In the opening weekend of the 2015-16 U.S. Soccer Development season, Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy U-17/18 played host to Pateadores for a doubleheader at Grande Sports World.

In the first of two games, Elijah Rice’s debut hat trick proved the difference in a 3-0 RSL-AZ U-17/18 win (see highlights from Saturday’s game above!). In Sunday’s game, the Claret-and-Cobalt were able to pull off a 2-0 win and take all six points on the weekend.