2024 Season

North Texas SC Earns Three Points with 2-1 Victory Over Timbers2 



  • Midfielder Alejandro Urzua made his 2024 MLS NEXT Pro season debut.
  • Pedrinho netted his second goal and Diego García scored his third of the season.

Arlington, Texas (May 18, 2024) – North Texas SC (4-1-4, 19 points) defeated Timbers2 (3-4-3, 13 points) 2-1 thanks to goals from Diego García and Pedrinho on Saturday night at Choctaw Stadium.

Midfielder Diego García netted his third goal of the season, tying his career-high of three set in 2023. All three of his goals have been scored at Choctaw Stadium. García leads North Texas alongside Tarik SCott in goals scored (three).

Midfielder Pedrinho netted his first goal at Choctaw Stadium and his second of the season. The Rio de Janeiro native leads the team in goal contributions with five (two goals, three assists). Pedrinho netted his first North Texas SC goal, against Colorado Rapids 2 on April 21.

FC Dallas Academy forward Daniel Baran logged three minutes coming off the bench. Academy players have logged 5 appearances and 178 minutes played this season.


North Texas SC hosts Real Monarchs at Choctaw Stadium to close out the month of May on Friday, May 24. The match kicks off at 8PM CT and will be available to watch for free on MLSNEXTPro.com and YouTube.


North Texas SC — Michael Collodi; Malachi Molina (Mads Westergren – 72’), Nico Gordon, Turner Humphrey, Isaiah Parker; Nick Mendonca (Alejandro Urzua – 87’), Tomas Pondeca (Abdoul Zanne – 72’), Diego García; Pedrinho (Anthony Ramirez – 87’), Tarik Scott, Enes Sali (Daniel Baran – 87’).

Substitutes not used — Victor Darub, Leonardo Orejarena, Diego Pepi, Lautaro Taboada.

Timbers2 — Trey Muse; Sawyer Jura, Tyler Clegg, Kaveh Rad (Keesean Ferdinand – 46’), Harvey Neville; Alex Moreno (Malcolm Johnston – 46’), Victor Enriquez (Mataeo Bunbury – 89’), Josh Penn; Kyle Linhares, Noah Santos (Jaden Jones-Riley – 60’), Blake Pope (Max Eisenberg – 72’).

Substitutes not used — Ryan Bilichuk, Braxton Taghvai-Najib, Christian Mendoza.

Scoring Summary:

NTX: Diego García (Enes Sali) – 8’

NTX: Pedrinho – 34’

POR: Keesean Ferdinand (Harvey Neville) – 56’

Misconduct Summary:

POR: Alex Moreno (caution) – 27’

POR: Sawyer Jura (caution) – 51’

POR: Malcolm Johnston (caution) – 53’

NTX: Malachi Molina (caution) – 59’

NTX: Pedrinho (caution) – 61’

POR: Tyler Clegg (caution) – 80’

NTX: Anthony Ramirez (caution) – 90’+4’

Attendance: 967

Weather: Sunny, 82°F