[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SPOTLIGHT] The Dallas Texans became the third squad to qualify for the 2012 Development Academy U-15/16 playoffs in their backyard with a 6-1 victory over Andromeda FC.
Christian Soldat notched a hat trick and Brandon Aubrey added two goals for the Texans, who improved to 15-2-4 atop the Texas Division and 19-2-7 overall.
The other U-15/16 playoff-bound teams are the Seattle Sounders and Vancouver Whitecaps.
FC Dallas, the De Anza Force and Vancouver Whitecaps have reached the U-17/18 finals.
The teams that qualify for Finals Week are the group winners that have advanced from the
The Development Academy Playoffs will feature 32 teams at each age level broken into eight groups June 25-29 at FC Dallas Sports Park in Frisco, Texas.
The winner of each group advances to Finals Week hosted by the Houston Dynamo July 16-23.