The home team got an early lead off of a singled RBI in the first inning. During the bottom of the third, Roanoke extended their lead thanks to a grounded RBI to the short stop. The Lions had a strong fifth inning as they brought in four of their seven runs. Blake Reiff (Manheim, Pa. / Manheim Central) got things started with Harrisburg's first single of the game. Next at bat was Scott Angstadt Jr. (Jarrettsville, Md. / North Harford) with a double down the line, sending Reiff around the bases. At the end of the inning, Connor Bowers (Mount Joy, Pa. / Donegal) singled to left field, giving the Lions a 4-2 lead.
Harrisburg will face Roanoke once again tomorrow, March 9th, at 2 pm.