Republic FC finished the USL regular season atop the Western Conference standings.
Sacramento beat Tulsa Roughnecks FC 4-0 in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday, and won the top spot in the Western Conference when Orange County Blues FC beat Colorado Springs 4-0.
Republic FC finished 14-6-10 with 52 points. Rio Grande Valley (14-7-9) finished the season in second place with 51 points. Colorado Springs was third at 14-9-7 and 49 points. A victory would have given Colorado Springs the top spot in the conference based on the tiebreaker (most wins).
Republic FC will host Orange County in the playoffs on Saturday.
Bee Sports staff