International Bowl 2018 recap: Everything you need to know

By Adam Wire | Posted 1/22/2018

International Bowl IX concluded Friday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys, with U.S. teams winning nine of the 12 games, played Jan. 12 through Jan. 19.

International teams to claim victories included Team Canada (which defeated the U.S. Under-18 National Team on Jan. 17, 44-26), Team Japan (which defeated the U.S. Under-15 Stripes, 20-0) and UANL-Mexico (which defeated the U.S. Under-18 Select Team, 20-9).

It's not too early to begin thinking about the 2019 International Bowl. While game dates, times and the site haven't yet been determined, those who are interested in playing should attend one of USA Football's Regional Development Camps. Click here to learn more.

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Click the links below for detailed game coverage from each day.

Friday, Jan. 12

U.S. Under-14 Stars 63, U.S. Under-14 Stripes 48

Game MVP: Carson Green, U-14 Stars, 319 all-purpose yards, five touchdowns

U.S. Under-17 Stars 49, Football Ontario 6

Game MVP: Latrevius Byrd, 16 carries, 84 yards, four touchdowns

UANL-Mexico 20, U.S. Under-18 Select 9

Game MVP: Diego Minguia (UANL-Mexico), 10 carries, 83 yards, two touchdowns

U.S. Under-19 Select 48, Team Nordic 13

Game MVP: Jeff Miller (U.S.), 17-26 passing, 292 yards, four touchdowns

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Wednesday, Jan. 17

Team Canada defeated U.S. Under-18 National team, 44-26

Game MVP: Jalen Philpot (Team Canada), 115 all-purpose yards, one touchdown

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Team Japan defeated U.S. Under-17 Stripes, 21-6

Game MVP: Shota Hirao (Team Japan), 5 of 9 passing, 63 yards, two touchdowns



U.S. Under-15 Select defeated Laguna Select (Mexico), 62-0

Game MVP: Arlen Harris Jr. (U-15 Select), 6 carries, 119 yards, two touchdowns



U.S. Under-15 Stars defeated U.S. Under-15 Stripes, 20-0

Game MVP: Brooks Bortle (U-15 Stars), 29-yard touchdown catch

What they said:

“The guys all week long were so dialed into this game and this experience, to represent your country and come down to the mecca of football. This meant a lot, for sure.” — Team Canada coach Steve Sumarah

Friday, Jan. 19

U.S. Under-16 Select Team defeated Chihuahua (Mexico) Broncos, 47-0

Game MVP: Michael Priami (U-16 Select), 8 of 11 passing, 187 yards, three touchdowns

U.S. Under-16 National Team defeated UANL Mexico, 50-0

Game MVP: Emaud Triplett (U-16 National), 15 carries, 83 yards, four touchdowns



U.S. Under-17 National Team defeated Team British Columbia, 50-6

Game MVP: Kendall Milton (U-17 National), eight carries, 98 yards, three touchdowns

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U.S. Under-19 National Team defeated Team Canada, 47-7

Game MVP: Spencer Sanders, 13 of 20 passing, 181 yards

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What they said:




"From Day 1, the guys let their egos go, bought into playing for Team USA. So many great personalities, and good, genuine kids. They were extremely fun to be around." — U.S. Under-19 National Team coach Elijah Brooks