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Robby Christner scores in 11th minute from Bryan Burke and Bryan Meredith posts shutout as Kitsap Pumas beats Laredo Heat, 1-0, to win PDL Championship at home. The PDL finals attract 2,657 to Bremerton Memorial Stadium over two days. Kitsap allows only one goal total in four postseason matches, finishing 16-1-3 in league and playoffs.
Tacoma lands a Major Indoor Soccer League franchise after securing primary tenant rights away from a bid by the Sounders. Tacoma ownership buys the mothballed Denver Avalanche franchise for an undisclosed price, just over four months before the season starts.
Federal Way’s Keyln Rowe opens his U.S. U20 National Team account with a hat trick in 4-0 win over Suriname in Guatemala City. A freshman a UCLA, Rowe then scores two more in 2-0 win over Panama. He was named Pac-10 freshman of the Year after scoring seven goals and 10 assists for the Bruins.
In their second cup final meeting in three weeks, the Vikings avenge a loss to Sunny Jim in the league knockout cup. A goal in each half by Thor Ronning carries Norselander to a 3-1 win at White Center.
A crowd of 12,284 is on hand for the inaugural Tacoma Stars game in the Tacoma Dome. Danko Grgic scores the Stars' first goal, but the L.A. Lazers go on to win, 6-2.
Goals from Ian Chursky and Cam Weaver propel Seattle's Hibernian & Caledonian Saints to victory in the U.S. Amateur Cup final in Dallas. Jimmy McAlister's Hibs & Caley hold off Baltimore Allied, 2-1, to become the third Washington side to win the competition.