ALBION Under-18s suffered a 2-1 home defeat by Sunderland at the Palm Training Ground on Friday afternoon.
Aksum White levelled for the Baggies after Cole Kiernan put the visitors in front with a first-half spot-kick. Kiernan completed a brace on the hour mark to earn all three points for the Black Cats.
ALBION: Cann; Williams (Thorndike 82), Ashton, White, Dyce, Asomugha (Gardner-Hickman 77), Taylor, King (Delaney 67), Rogers, Martinez, Tulloch.
Subs: Griffiths; Smith.