Ladies swept by strong Flyers

The Softball-Team lost twice against the first placed Therwil Flyers on Sunday, June 10. Nancy Plamondon opened the score with a two-run shot in the top of the first inning and the Flyers never looked back. Elise Beguelin also went deep in the bottom of the fifth frame to make it 2-4 and the Challengers came within one run, as Karen Heimgartner scored too, but the Flyers answered with two runs in the sixth and added two insurance runs in the seventh. The C’s were able to score three times in the seventh, but the Flyers eventually won 8-6, retireing the tying run, as Celine Welti lined out to the shortstop.

The Flyers took an early lead in Game 2 again, as they scored seven runs in the second inning on four hits, one walk and two hit batters, while Sophie Zihlmann kept the Challengers’ bats quiet, till the fourth frame, as Taylor Mc Cants delivered a triple and scored later. Alexia Zingg and Andrea Wirth scored two runs in the fifth to make it 3-8, but the Flyers added another two runs to win easily 10-3.

Because the Luzern Eagles swept the Zürich Barracudas on Sunday, the Challengers dropped into fifth place with a 5-7 record and already 1.5 games behind fourth place.


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