The Challengers swept the Zurich Lions on Saturday, August 11 at the Heerenschürli ballpark. The C’s built an early 6-0 lead after scoring four runs in the first frame and adding two in the third inning, holding on for a 10-3 victory over the Lions in Game 1. Jesus Martinez went 3-for-4 with two doubles, Säntis Zeller delivered three hits and Oliver Bernet drove in four runs for the Challengers.
The C’s added another success in Game 2, as they posted a 9-2 victory over the Lions. Tobias Siegrist broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the fifth with a sac fly, Thomas Blank and Harry Bregy followed with RBI-singles and Patrick Maier and Rober Sedin scored after errors by the Lions defense to make it 6-1.
The Challengers remain in fifth place with a 12-9 record and are 1.5 games behind a playoff spot.