The NLB-Team moved over .500 after sweeping the Thun Hunters on Saturday, August 27 at the Heerenschürli ballpark. Gabe Staub, Kurt Kovac, Halvar Dil and Micha Seger delivered two hits apiece for the Challengers, as the C’s cruised to a 16-1 victory over the Hunters in Game 1. Dean Scherbaum allowed one run and four hits with three walks and one strikeout in four innings of work.
Yanik Probst belted the go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning, as the Challengers rallied for an 8-4 win over the Hunters in Game 2. After Micha Seger tied the game at 4-4, Probst went deep to make it 6-4, before Halvar Dil and Oliver Bernet added two more runs. The Challengers remain in fourth place with a 10-9 record. They will face the Jona Bandits on September 11 for their last game of the season.