The Heat started their six-game season ending home stand with a Sunday afternoon loss to their division rival Baltimore Blast on St. Patrick’s Day.

Patrick Thompson and William Eskay scored for Harrisburg with Danny DiPrima notching both assists. William Banahene made six saves in the loss.

For Baltimore, double hat-tricks from Adriano Dos Santos and Andrew Hoxie fueled the Blast win. Tony Donatelli and Juan Pereira also scored for Baltimore (13-6) who tied for the division lead with Utica City, following their loss to Mississauga Metro Stars earlier in the day.

Harrisburg (7-12) returns home next weekend for back to back home games, Saturday and Sunday against the Orlando Sea Wolves and Utica City FC respectively. Tickets are on sale now at www.harrisburgheat.com.