T2 secures first win of the season; Zac McGraw tallies game winner

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Timbers2 notched a 2-1 win over Houston Dynamo 2 on Sunday night at Hillsboro Stadium. After conceding a penalty kick early in the match, Dawson McCartney tallied a late equalizer for T2, followed by a stoppage-time winner from Zac McGraw. It marked T2’s first win in MLS Next Pro competition.

Goal-Scoring Plays

HOU – Papa Ndoye (penalty kick), 15th minute: Papa Ndoye converted a penalty kick after Portland committed a foul inside the box.

POR – Dawson McCartney (Selmir Miscic), 80th minute: Selmir Miscic dribbled the ball outside of the 18-yard box and sent a diagonal cross towards the back post, finding Dawson McCartney who put the ballin the back of the net with a diving header.

POR – Zac McGraw (David Ayala), 90+4 minute: From the endline, David Ayala whipped a cross back towards the six-yard box. Zac McGraw met the ball in the air, firing a header into the back of the net.


T2 earned their first win of the season.

Dawson McCartney recorded his second goal of the season.

Zac McGraw’s game winner marked his first goal for T2 this season.

Selmir Miscic tallied his team-leading third assist of the season.

David Ayala registered his first assist of the year with T2.

Timbers first-team players George Fochive and Justin Vom Steeg played their first match for T2.

Next Game

Up next, T2 will host Colorado Rapids 2 on Sunday, June 26 at Hillsboro Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (Pacific) with a stream available on www.mlsnextpro.com.

Video Highlights

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T2 (1-8-2, 7pts) vs. Houston Dynamo 2 (7-4-1, 22pts)

June 19, 2022 – Hillsboro Stadium (Hillsboro, Ore.)


Scoring Summary

HOU: Ndoye (penalty kick), 15

POR: McCartney (Miscic), 80

POR: McGraw (Ayala), 90+4

Misconduct Summary:

POR: Pablo Bonilla, (caution), 27

HOU: Castilla, (caution), 56

HOU: Raines, (caution), 68

HOU: Gonzalez, (caution), 77

POR: McCartney, (caution), 81

HOU: Micael, (caution), 90+2


POR: GK Vom Steeg, D Bonilla (Vivas, 65), D Bravo, D McGraw, D Rasmussen, M Ayala, M Bodily (Miscic, 66), M Fochive (Hinestroza, 45), M Griffith, M McCartney (Evans, 83), F Ikoba (Gogo Peters, 66)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Sulte, D Akau, D Jome, M Cruthers

TOTAL SHOTS: 16 (3 players tied, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (McGraw, 2); FOULS: 14 (Ayala, 3);


HOU: GK Valdez, D Dos Santos Silva, D Juarez, D Maples, D Murana, M Castilla Lozano, M Evans (Rosas, 83), M Palomino, M Raines (Gonzalez, 72), F Edwards, F Ndoye

Substitutes Not Used: GK Pannenberg, D Miller, D Penniston-John, M Herrera, M Lima, F Castillo, F Farouz

TOTAL SHOTS: 14 (Edwards, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 7 (Evans, Ndoye, 2); FOULS: 12 (Raines, 3);


Referee: Jaclyn Metz

Assistant Referees: CJ Koll, Hunter Zachwieja

Fourth Official: Kelsey Harms

Weather: Cloudy, 67 degrees

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial