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USL First Division moves into playoffs
September 11th, 2007 7AM

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The USL First Division begins its playoffs this weekend with four quarterfinal series. The top-seed Seattle Sounders face the expansion Carolina RailHawks. In other series, the No. 2 seed Portland Timbers meet the defending champion Vancouver Whitecaps. The Montreal Impact plays the Puerto Rico Islanders, while the Atlanta Silverbacks and Rochester Rhinos square off in a battle of No. 4 and No. 5 seeds. The second game of the Portland-Vancouver series will be televised Sunday at 8 pm ET on Fox Soccer Channel. Fans can also catch USL playoff action on usllive.com.

PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
Quarterfinals (Two-Leg Series)
5-Rochester Rhinos v 4-Atlanta Silverbacks
Friday @ Atlanta 8:00 om ET
Sunday @ Rochester 6:00 pm ET
 
8-Carolina RailHawks v 1-Seattle Sounders
Friday @ Carolina 7:30 pm ET
Sunday @ Seattle  9:00 pm ET
                                                          
6-Puerto Rico Islanders v 3-Montreal Impact
Friday @ Montreal 7:30 pm ET
Sunday @ Puerto Rico 6:00 pm ET
                                                          
7-Vancouver Whitecaps v 2-Portland Timbers
Friday @ Vancouver 10:00 pm ET
Sunday @ Portland 8:00 pm ET (Fox Soccer Channel)

RESULTS
September 5
Montreal 1 (Leduc 44) Atlanta 0.
 
September 6
Minnesota 5 (Gibson 9, 43, 67, 75, Farber 52) Carolina 0.
Seattle 4 (Le Toux 6, 24, 61, Schmid 66) California 0.
 
September 7
Charleston 0 Puerto Rico 0.
Vancouver 1 (Donatelli 81) Atlanta 1 (McManus)
 
September 8
Rochester 2 (Martinez 68, Delicate 78) Montreal 0.
California 0 Carolina 2 (Brightwell 9, Norkus 40).
 
September 9
Minnesota 0 Seattle 1 (O'Brien 14).
Vancouver 0 Portland 0.

FINAL STANDINGS
1. Seattle 54 pts.
2. Portland 51 pts.
3. Montreal 50 pts.
4. Atlanta 43 pts.
5. Rochester 42 pts.
6. Puerto Rico 40 pts.
7. Vancouver 39 pts.
8. Carolina 32 pts.
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9. Miami 31 pts.
10. Charleston 30 pts.
11. Minnesota 26 pts.
12. California 19 pts.

LEADING SCORERS
1. Sebastien Le Toux, Seattle Sounders (France) 10 goals
1. Charles Gbeke, Montreal (Ivory Coast) 9 goals
3. Hamed Diallo, Rochester (Ivory Coast) 9 goals
4. Byron Alvarez, Portland (Mexico), 8 goals
4. Andrew Gregor, Portland (USA), 8 goals
4. Roger Levesque, Seattle (USA), 8 goals



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