The Softball-Team remains winless against their local rivals Zürich Barracudas in 2015. The Challengers lost on Thursday, July 2 at the Klopstockwiese despite a late inning rally 3-4.
The Barracudas opened the score in the top of the second inning. After a costly error by the Challengers defense, Ines Dübendorfer delivered a two-out two-run single. The guest team added another two runs in the fourth to make it 4-0, while it took six innings till the Challengers’ bats caught fire. Simona Cellar plated two runs with a single in the sixth and the C’s cut the deficit to one run in the seventh after three consecutive hits by Leandra Simitovic, Anouk Lkharrazi and Sabina Sokolowski. But with the tying run on third base Barracudas pitcher Mandie Sugita struck out Cellar to seal the deal.
Danielle Bonnet stuck out 13 and allowed six hits and four runs, two earned. The Challengers lost their seventh game in a row and remain on fourth place.