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

1. The Phoenix Rising's winning streak is now 12 games -- a USL record -- after it rallied from two goals down in the second half to beat LA Galaxy II, 3-2. The three goals came in a span of 25 minutes, beginning with Solomon Asante's opportunistic effort for his league-leading 15th goal of the season. Asante also leads the USL Championship with 11 assists.

-- Results: USL Championship (Week 22)

2. The Tampa Bay Rowdies crushed the Charleston Battery, 5-0, to reclaim first place in the Eastern Conference after the New York Red Bulls II won, 2-0, over Saint Louis FC the day before. Lucky Mkosana led the Rowdies with two goals in the first four minutes. They had lost in their three previous trips to MUSC Health Stadium without scoring.

3. Daniel Rios scored his 14th goal for Nashville SC to clinch its 2-0 win at Swope Park Rangers. Rios, 23, was Nashville’s first MLS signing when he was acquired from Guadalajara after starring for North Carolina FC in 2018. He had 20 goals in 31 appearances and was named to USL's All-League first team.
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