Saturday, 12 July 2014

Great win for Scotish Ladies but Narrow loss for Girls

Scottish Ladies team beat Austria 5-0 in their last Flight B match in the European women's team championship at Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Alyson McKechin and Scottish champion Gabrielle MacDonald set the tone with a 3 and 2 victory in the lead-off tie.
That was quickly followed by victories in the singles for Curtis Cup players Gemma Drybuyrgh (5 and 4) and Eilidh Briggs (3 and 2).
Jess Meek and Connie Jaffrey wrapped up a splendid Scotland finale, both winning by 3 and 2
France beat Finland 4 1/2-2 1/2 in the Championship Final while England were trounced 5 1/2-1 1/2 by Switzerland in the third place play-off.
In the European girls' team championship at Skalica, Slovakia Scotland lost 3-2 to Czech Republic in Flight B while England were heavily defeated, 4 1/2-1/2, by Spain in their closing Flight A match.
Shannon McWilliam and Nicola Callander lost the foursomes by one hole to their Czech opponents and that proved to be the decisive match as the singles were shared 2-2.
Clara Young (2 and 1) and Lauren Whyte (4 and 3) were Scotland's winners in the singles.