Regular-season champions Sounders U-23 opened the PDL playoffs last night with 3-1 victory over Washington Crossfire.
Former Seattle Sounder Nate Jaqua was in uniform for the U-23s.
Mauricio Diaz De Leon scored two 1st half goals, before crossfire got an own goal to make the match 2-1 in the 54th minute. Dennis Sanchez added a third Sounders goal, 11 minutes from time to secure the victory.
Next, Sounders U-23 will take on FC Tucson on Friday in the Western Conference semifinals The Final Four matches will take place in Ventura, California next weekend.