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Heat Win OT Thriller against Ambush 6-5

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March 13, 2023 – Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)Harrisburg Heat News Release

The Harrisburg Heat and the St. Louis Ambush played an exciting and tightly contested soccer match that went into overtime. The Heat emerged victorious with a final score of 6-5.

The Heat got off to a strong start in the first period, with Ty Hall scoring the opening goal at the 12:38 mark. Lesia Thetsane provided the assist, and the Heat took an early 1-0 lead.

In the second period, the Ambush fought back and tied the game up at 1-1 with a goal from Lucas Almeida at 2:33. However, the Heat responded with two quick goals from Malcolm Harris (assisted by Andrew Hoxie) and Dominic Francis (assisted by James Vaughan) to take a 3-1 lead.

The Ambush refused to go down without a fight and scored a goal early in the third period from Duduca Carvalho to cut the deficit to 3-2. However, the Heat continued to dominate on the offensive end, with Francis scoring his second goal of the night (assisted by Harris) to make it 4-2.

The Ambush quickly answered back with goals from Robert Kristo and Almeida (assisted by Wil Nyamsi) to tie the game up at 4-4. The Heat responded once again with a goal from Andrew Hoxie (assisted by Thetsane) to retake the lead at 5-4.

The Ambush didn’t give up and scored a crucial goal from William Eskay (assisted by Antonio Manfut) in the fourth period to tie the game up once again at 5-5, and force the match into overtime.

In overtime, Thetsane (assisted by Francis) scored the game-winning goal for the Heat at the 1:06 mark to give the Heat the 6-5 victory. It was a thrilling match that showcased the competitiveness of both teams, but ultimately the Heat were able to come out on top in a hard-fought battle.

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