Harrisburg, PA – Utica City FC traveled to Harrisburg and lit the scoresheet up early. They took a 4-1 lead by halftime, and ultimately sealed a 7-5 win

Utica City buried two goals to start the game. Domenico Vitale got the first at 5:15, and Logan Roberts tallied another just 24 seconds later. Harrisburg answered almost immediately, and made it a 2-1 game thanks to Dominic Francis.

Ronaldinho got his first goal and second point of the night before the first quarter would close, and UCFC led 3-1. In the second quarter, Nate Bourdeau found his first of the night to make it 4-1. No one would score for the final 14 minutes of the second quarter.

The teams would trade goals in the third. Harrisburg’s David Mellor found twine at 6:18 of the period. With five seconds left in it, Timmy Goldman lit the lamp and gave UCFC a 5-2 lead. 

In the fourth, Harrisburg made it interesting. Alejandro Chavez and Mellor scored back to back at 7:16 and 8:30. Nate Bourdeau would find the back of the net when Harrisburg had the extra attacker and make it 7-4. The Heat would get one more in garbage time.

With a 7-5 win, Utica City moved to 4-11 on the season. They will play again tomorrow at 5 P.M. at Baltimore.