The NLB-Team stays hot, as the Challengers are off to a perfect 6-0 start after sweeping the Hünenberg Unicorns on Saturday, May 17 at the Heerenschürli ballpark. The Unicorns opened the score in the top of the first inning, scoring two runs on three hits. But then the C's took over. They answered right away with four runs in the first and three more in the second frame and added three more in the fifth en route to a 10-4 win in Game 1.
Oliver Christen, Nick Lehmann and Thomas Burger combined for a four-hitter, while eight Challengers had a hit. Adderly Sarmiento led the offense with two hits, while Alex Gordon had a two-run double and Gregory Zingg and Carlos Nepomuceno drove in two runs apiece.
In Game 2 starter Yusuke Azuma and the Challengers kept the Unicorns' bats quiet again, as the C's posted an 8-0 shutout victory to win their sixth game in a row. The Challengers scored twice in the bottom of the first and made it 5-0 in the second to put things out of reach.
The C's will face next the Thun Hunters on Saturday, May 24 at Thun.