Whitecaps back into final playoff spot

October 20, 2012
By Associated Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Jack Jewsbury scored in the 39th minute and the Portland Timbers beat Vancouver 1-0 on Sunday, winning the Cascadia Cup competition and forcing the Whitecaps to wait a few hours to secure a playoff spot.

Portland finished 3-1-2 against its Pacific Northwest rivals to take the fan-created Cascadia Cup. Seattle was 2-1-3, and Vancouver 0-3-3.

The Whitecaps (11-13-9) got into the playoffs when Seattle beat Dallas on Sunday night, becoming the first ...

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