The best-of-five-series between the Zurich Challengers and the Lucerne Eagles is tied at 1-1 after the first day at Zurich.
The Challengers took the opener, as the C’s erased a four-run deficit en route to a 10-5 victory over the Eagles. Simona Cellar drove in two runs, while Nancy Plamondon delivered two hits and Simone Zurschmitten scored three times. Leandra Simitovic recorded her eleventh win of the season, as she allowed five runs, six hits and six walks while striking out five.
Karen Heimgartner tossed a three-hitter in Game 2, but her defense threw it away, as the Challengers committed a total of nine errors. The C’s didn’t give up and rallied for five runs in the last two innings to eventually lose 7-8, as the Eagles tied the series at 1-1. Simone Zurschmitten delivered three hits with two doubles and drove in two runs and Simona Cellar had three hits with two RBI’s.
Game 3 and 4 will take place on Saturday, September 25 at Luzern Reussbühl.