The Ocala Stampede got goals from Karamba Janneh
and Ilija Ilic
to beat the
defending champion Austin Aztex, 2-0, and move into the PDL semifinals.
The Michigan Bucks and Kitsap Pumas, both former champions, also advanced with wins on the road against conference
hosts Des Moines Menace and FC Tucson, respectively, on Saturday. Jersey Express is the fourth conference champion.
Austin, which will move to USL PRO in 2015, had won the its Central
Conference semifinal with a 3-1 win over the SW Florida Adrenaline before a record 4,754 fans in House Park. PDL Playoffs: Eastern Conference
Division Playoff July 22 in West Lawn, Pa.
Reading United AC 0 CFC Azul 3 Semifinals July 26 in Newark, N.J.
Jersey Express 2 CFC Azul 0
West Virginia Chaos 2 Seacoast United Phantoms 0
Final July 27 in Newark, N.J.
Jersey Express 3 West Virginia Chaos 1
Central Conference Semifinals July 25 in Des
Michigan Bucks 3 St. Louis Lions 1
Des Moines Menace 0 K-W United 0
(Des Moines Menace wins on penalty kicks.) Final July 26 in Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines Menace 0 Michigan Bucks 2 Southern Conference Semifinals
July 26 in Austin, Texas
Ocala Stampede 1 Laredo Heat 1
(Ocala Stampede wins on penalty
Austin Aztex 3 SW Florida Adrenaline 1 Final
July 27 in Austin, Texas
Austin Aztex 0 Ocala Stampede 2 Western Conference Semifinals
July 25 in Tucson, Ariz.
Kitsap Pumas 3 Ventura County Fusion 3
FC Tucson 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 0 Final
July 26 in Tucson, Ariz.
FC Tucson 0 Kitsap Pumas 3