The Challengers lost twice to the Embrach Mustangs on Saturday, April 30 at the Heerenschürli ballpark. The Mustangs held on for a 5-3 victory over the C’s in Game 1, as Chris Hutchinson delivered a key 2-run single in the top of the eight inning and Roger Savoldelli tossed a complete game. Tobias Siegrist, Jesus Martinez and Chris Palatinus had RBI-singles for the Challengers, while Siegrist allowed five runs and eight hits with three walks and four strikeouts in eight innings.
And the Mustangs added another win, as they outhit the Challengers 13-6 and posted an 11-6 victory over the C’s in Game 2. Jesus Martinez highlighted the C’s offense with a solo shot over the left field wall to start the bottom of the fourth frame, while Carl Conway had two hits with one RBI and Carlos Pena scored two runs.
The Challengers will face next the Zurich Lions on May 7 at the Heerenschürli ballpark.