USL Championship: What's in the news ...

1. OKC Energy FC is the only Western Conference team that has opened the 2019 season with two wins, picking up another three points with a 2-1 win over the Las Vegas Lights. Deshorn Brown scored his third goal in two games and fellow Jamaican Omar Gordon added the second goal. In the Eastern Conference, North Carolina FC, Saint Louis FC and the Tampa Bay Rowdies have all won their first two games.

-- USL Championship: Week 2 Results

2. The Phoenix Rising drew a sellout crowd of 6,607 fans for its 2019 opener at Casino Arizona Field, the new name for the Phoenix Rising Sports Complex. The 2018 Western Conference champions tied expansion New Mexico United, 3-3. The weekend's top two crowds were at Memphis (7,250) and Tampa Bay (7,234).

3. U.S. under-17 midfielder Griffin Yow scored Loudoun United's first-ever goal to help the expansion team earn a 1-1 tie at Memphis  901. Yow, 16, is playing for the D.C. United second team on a USL academy contract.
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