The Softball-Team will face the Therwil Flyers in the semi-finals, after the Challengers split with the Wil Devils on Saturday, September 3. The C’s blew a six-run lead to eventually lose 15-16 in extra innings in Game 1. Brittany Howell went 4-for-4 with a triple and two doubles and Andrea Wirth delivered two hits, while Howell, Alexia Zingg and Nancy Plamondon drove in two runs apiece.
Jennifer Probst broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning and the Challengers’ bats exploded for five runs in the seventh frame, as the C’s posted a 7-2 victory over the Devils in Game 2. Leandra Simitovic, Taylor Mc Cants, Brittany Howell, Nancy Plamondon and Andrea Wirth delivered two hits each, while Howell allowed two runs – one earned – and seven hits with twelve strikeouts.
The Challengers will meet the Therwil Flyers on Saturday, September 10 at the Klopstockwiese for Game 1 of their best-of-three series.