FORT MYERS, Fla. – Following victories with their respective clubs on Friday evening, junior Josey Portillo (Metairie, La.) and sophomore Westin Vallentine (Spring, Texas) will now meet in the Southern Conference Championship of the 2010 PDL Playoffs on Sunday at 7 p.m. CT.
After leveling the game at one apiece on a goal of his own, Vallentine’s Houston Leones were successful in eliminating the previously undefeated Mississippi Brilla, 3-2, on a penalty shootout. Meeting them in the finals will be Portillo’s Baton Rouge Capitals, as they also a used a penalty shootout to take down the Laredo Heat, 2-1.
The winner of the Sunday meeting advances to the 2010 PDL Playoff’s final four, to be held next weekend.
Southern Conference Championship (At Mississippi)
Sunday, August 1
#2 Baton Rouge Capitals vs. #2 Houston Leones, 7 p.m. CT