The U18 age group in the Development Academy is still home to a couple of players who already signed professional contracts with their respective MLS clubs. However, it is the most recent signing for the Houston Dynamo who sits atop of the goal scoring chart at the end of 2015.
Juan Flores and Elijah Rice are tied for the lead in the Golden Boot race at the end of 2015 with both forwards putting 14 goals away in 11 games.
Check out the top 10 goal scorers in each division below.
Top 10 goal scorers in the Development Academy U17/U18 age group
1. Juan Flores, Houston Dynamo: 14 goals, 11 games
1. Elijah Rice, Real Salt Lake AZ: 14 goals, 11 games
3. Davis Moreno-Jaime, Arsenal FC: 13 goals 15 games
4. Clayton Pearson, St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro: 12 goals, 11 games
5. Patrick Okonkwo, Georgia United: 12 goals, 12 games
5. Anselm Pasquina, Chicago Magic PSG: 12 goals, 12 games
7. Nathaniel Adamolekun, Orlando City: 12 goals, 15 games
7. Leon Maric, Continental FC Delco: 12 goals, 15 games
9. Noe Meza, Crossfire Premier: 11 goals, 12 games
9. Badreddine Boulajoul, Montreal Impact FC: 11 goals, 12 games