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Carolinas Team Wins 9.5 to 2.5 Over Virginia

CAROLINAS TEAM WINS THE 
13th MID-ATLANTIC GIRLS’ CHALLENGE


LAUREL FORK, Va.   –– The eight-player Carolinas team posted a seven-point victory, 9½-2½, over their Virginia-Maryland counterparts as the 13th Mid-Atlantic Girls’ Challenge concluded on Sunday at Olde Mill Resort

A team of juniors mixing Virginia players against their North Carolina and South Carolina counterparts competed in the event.

After sweeping each of the four opening day four-ball encounters on Saturday, Carolinas outscored Virginia by three points (5½-2½) in concluding singles’ play.

Carolinas, which avenged last year’s loss in the matches, now leads the all-time series, 9-3-1, and owns a perfect 7-0-0 record on Virginia soil.

Virginia received its only two wins in the event on the last day from the top of its lineup as northern Virginians Khushboo Thiagaraj (Haymarket, Va.) and Ashley Dingman (Lorton, Va.) each recorded victories. Thiagaraj got past Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, N.C.), 2 and 1, while Dingman bested Madison Moosa (Charlotte, N.C.), 3 and 1.

Carolinas went unbeaten the rest of the way in singles’ encounters. Jennifer Chang recorded a 5 and 4 victory over Amanda Hollandsworth, while Sarah Spicer (Bahama, N.C.) and her twin sister, Jessica (Bahama, N.C.), each registered closing day victories. Sarah defeated Kristin Hearp (Salem, Va.), 3 and 2, while Jessica edged Katie Turk (Blacksburg, Va.), 2 and 1.

In the final two matches, Reona Hirai (Summerville, S.C.) scored a 2 up win over Meagan Board (Roanoke, Va.), while Kelli Murphy (Elgin S.C.) triumphed over Amy Yang (Roanoke, Va.), 9 and 7.

In other action, Grace Yatawara (Salisbury, N.C.) halved Sienna Ferrick (Vienna, Va.).

LAUREL FORK, Va.   –– Results from final day singles matches at the 13th Mid-Atlantic Girls’ Challenge at Olde Mill Resort on Sunday, July 27.

Khushboo Thiagaraj (Haymarket, Va.) def. Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, N.C.), 2 and 1; Ashley Dingman (Lorton, Va.) def. Madison Moosa (Charlotte, N.C.), 3 and 1; Jennifer Chang (Cary, N.C.) def. Amanda Hollandsworth (Floyd, Va.), 5 and 4; Sarah Spicer (Bahama, N.C.) def. Kristin Hearp (Salem, Va.), 3 and 2; Grace Yatawara (Salisbury, N.C.) halved Sienna Ferrick (Vienna, Va.); Jessica Spicer (Bahama, N.C.) def. Katie Turk (Blacksburg, Va.), 2 and 1; Reona Hirai (Summerville, S.C.) def. Meagan Board (Roanoke, Va.), 2 up; Kelli Murphy (Elgin S.C.) def. Amy Yang (Roanoke, Va.), 9 and 7

Carolinas won final day singles’ matches, 5½-2½

Carolinas wins the 13th Mid-Atlantic Girls’ Challenge, 9½-2½

LAUREL FORK, Va.   –– Results from first day four-ball matches at the 13th Mid-Atlantic Girls’ Challenge at Olde Mill Resort on Saturday, July 26.

Siranon Shoomee (Sanford, N.C.)-Madison Moosa (Charlotte, N.C.) def. Amanda Hollandsworth (Floyd, Va.)-Katie Turk (Blacksburg, Va.), 7 and 6; Jessica Spicer (Bahama, N.C.)-Jennifer Chang (Cary, N.C.) def. Khushboo Thiagaraj (Haymarket, Va.)-Ashley Dingman (Lorton, Va.), 1 up; Grace Yatawara (Salisbury, N.C.)-Sarah Spicer (Bahama, N.C.) def. Kristin Hearp (Salem, Va.)-Sienna Ferrick (Vienna, Va.), 1 up; Kelli Murphy (Elgin S.C.)-Reona Hirai (Summerville, S.C.) def. Meagan Board (Roanoke, Va.)-Amy Yang (Roanoke, Va.), 6 and 5

Carolinas won first day four-ball matches, 4-0

 

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