[PDL: Playoffs]The Ocean City Nor'easters and a pair of Canadian teams, Thunder Bay Chill and Victoria Highlanders FC, joined the Austin Aztex in the semifinals in the PDL playoffs with wins on Sunday.
First-half goals from Dwayne Reid, Frank Tweneboa and Carl Haworth gave the Ocean City Nor'easters enough of a cushion to beat the Ottawa Fury, 3-1, on the Jersey Shore.
Thunder Bay got goals from Sergio Campano Franco, Paul Dillon and Sunny Omoregie to beat Forest City London, 3-0, and return to the its fourth PDL final four in the past six seasons,
Brett Levis scored in the 16th minute and Victoria held on to eliminate the Portland Timbers U-23s, 1-0, in Oxnard, Calif.
PDL PLAYOFFS, Results:
Ocean City Nor'easters 3 Ottawa Fury 1
Thunder Bay Chill 3 Forest City London 0
Victoria Highlanders FC 1 Portland Timbers U-23s 0
Austin Aztex 2 Laredo Heat 0
Ottawa Fury 3 Reading United AC 2
Thunder Bay Chill 1 Michigan Bucks 0
Ocean City Nor'easters 1 Carolina Dynamo 0
Forest City London 1 Real Colorado Foxes 0
Ventura County Fusion 2 Victoria Highlanders FC 3
Fresno Fuego 1 Portland Timbers U-23s 1
(Portland Timbers U-23s win 4-3 on penalties.)
Austin Aztex 4 Panama City Beach Pirates 0
Laredo Heat 2 Ocala Stampede 0
Baltimore Bohemians 1 Reading United AC 3
Carolina Dynamo 2 Virginia Beach Piranhas 1
Ottawa Fury 6 GPS Portland Phoenix 0
Michigan Bucks 4 Chicago Fire PDL 0
Portland Timbers U-23s 1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 1
(Portland Timbers U-23s 5-4 win on penalty kicks.)