FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

Two second-half goals lifted the Carolina Railhawks past the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-0 Saturday at WakeMed Soccer Park.

Breiner Ortiz scored in the 64th minute, and Brian Ackley finished the scoring with a penalty kick in the 80th minute. Stefan Antonijevic fouled Cesar Elizondo inside the box, leading to the penalty kick.

The Strikers return home to face the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Oct. 5.