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

1. U.S. U-20 goalkeeper David Ochoa was in goal as the Real Monarchs won their fourth straight game with a 1-0 victory over New Mexico United on Saturday night. Maikel Chang converted a penalty kick for the game's lone goal. The shutout was the 18-year-old Ochoa's third in nine starts this season.

-- Results: USL Championship (Week 18)

2. The Tampa Bay Rowdies extended their lead in the Eastern Conference to five points when they won, 3-1, at the Swope Park Rangers. Juan Tejada, Sebastian Guenzatti and Malik Johnson all scored to spot the Rowdies a 3-0 lead by the hour mark. It was the third consecutive week that Tejada and Guenzatti both scored. The win was the sixth of the season on the road, a new club record for away victories in a season.

3. Reno 1860 and Fresno FC stayed within striking distance of idle Phoenix atop the Western Conference when they both won their third straight game. Reno got two goals from Englishman Sam Gleadle in a 4-0 victory over Rio Grande Valley FC. Diego Casillas' late goal gave Fresno FC a 1-0 win at Sacramento Republic FC.
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