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Quarterfinals are Set for Thursday

Fuquay-Varina, NC – First and second round results of the 17th North Carolina Junior Girls Championship hosted by Bentwinds Country Club on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.  Par 36-36—72  5876 yards.

Defending champion Isabella Rusher of Salisbury, NC was defeated in the second round of match play in 19 holes by Meghan Symonds of Cary, NC.  “It just wasn’t my day today,” Rusher said.  “Meghan (Symonds) played great though and we had a good match.”  Jessica Spicer of Bahama, NC also caused an upset after she defeated the number four seed Alexis Kershaw of Winston-Salem, NC.  “I made a lot of birdies this afternoon,” Spicer smiled.  “It was a lot of fun.”  Spicer will face Emilia Migliaccio of Cary, NC in the quarterfinals.    Other quarterfinalists include medalist Evelyn Dole of Raleigh, NC who will face off against recent CGA Vicki DiSantis Junior Girls Champion, Madison Moosa of Charlotte, NC.  The reining Carolinas Junior Girls, Lucia Polo of Greensboro, NC will match up against good friend and this weeks travel companion, Cecily Overbey of High Point, NC.  “That will be hard for us to play against each other,” Polo said.  “But we’ll have fun.” 

The quarterfinal matches will begin at 8:00am off the #1 tee on Thursday.  For complete brackets and more information on this championship and its history please visit: https://www.carolinasgolf.org/championship/home/ncjuniorgirls/year/2013  This annual junior championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 104th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas. 

First Round – Round of 32

           Isabella Rusher, Salisbury, N.C.  (1) def. Caroline Cahill, Wilmington, N.C.  (32), 3 and 1

           Meghan Symonds, Cary, N.C.  (16) def. Jessica Kittelberger, Raleigh, N.C.  (17), 4 and 2

           Kate Collom, Davidson, N.C.  (8) def. Ashley Sloup, Southport, N.C.  (25), 2 and 1

           Grace Massengill, Hickory, N.C.  (9) def. Rachel Jones, Asheboro, N.C.  (24), 1 up

           Alexis Kershaw, Winston-Salem, N.C.  (4) def. Amanda Yannoni, Cary, N.C.  (29), 5 and 4

           Jessica Spicer, Bahama, N.C.  (20) def. Anna McDonald, Hickory, N.C.  (13), 2 and 1

           Emilia Migliaccio, Cary, N.C.  (5) def. Marisa Daquil-Kawabe, Fayetteville, N.C.  (28), 6 and 5

           Megan Munroe, Raeford, N.C.  (21) def. Leigha Winston Holt, Holly Springs, N.C.  (12), 5 and 4

           Evelyn Dole, Raleigh, N.C.  (2) def. Savannah Thompson, West End, N.C.  (31), 6 and 5

           Savanna Mackie, Greensboro, N.C.  (18) def. Grace Yatawara, Salisbury, N.C.  (15), 20 holes

           Madison Moosa, Charlotte, N.C.  (7) def. Payton Culler, Hendersonville, N.C.  (26), 1 up

           Allyson Markiewicz, Charlotte, N.C.  (10) def. Sarah Spicer, Bahama, N.C.  (23), 2 and 1

           Lucia Polo, Greensboro, N.C.  (3) def. Holly McCann, Raleigh, N.C.  (30), 4 and 2

           Savannah Gowarty, Raleigh, N.C.  (19) def. Emily Stinson, Charlotte, N.C.  (14), 1 up

           Cecily Overbey, High Point, N.C.  (6) def. Annie Collom, Davidson, N.C.  (27), 3 and 2

           Megan Cullip, Charlotte, N.C.  (11) def. Brook Vann, Charlotte, N.C.  (22), 4 and 3

Second Round – Round of 16

           Meghan Symonds, Cary, N.C.  (16) def. Isabella Rusher, Salisbury, N.C.  (1), 19 holes

           Kate Collom, Davidson, N.C.  (8) def. Grace Massengill, Hickory, N.C.  (9), 4 and 3

           Jessica Spicer, Bahama, N.C.  (20) def. Alexis Kershaw, Winston-Salem, N.C.  (4), 4 and 2

           Emilia Migliaccio, Cary, N.C.  (5) def. Megan Munroe, Raeford, N.C.  (21), 4 and 3

           Evelyn Dole, Raleigh, N.C.  (2) def. Savanna Mackie, Greensboro, N.C.  (18), 4 and 3

           Madison Moosa, Charlotte, N.C.  (7) def. Allyson Markiewicz, Charlotte, N.C.  (10), 2 and 1

           Lucia Polo, Greensboro, N.C.  (3) def. Savannah Gowarty, Raleigh, N.C.  (19), 5 and 4

           Cecily Overbey, High Point, N.C.  (6) def. Megan Cullip, Charlotte, N.C.  (11), 4 and 2

Quarterfinals Pairings and Starting Times – Thursday, June 20, 2013

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  8:00          Meghan Symonds, Cary, NC vs. Kate Collom, Davidson, NC

  8:08          Jessica Spicer, Bahama, NC vs. Emilia Migliaccio, Cary, NC

  8:17          Evelyn Dole, Raleigh, NC vs. Madison Moosa, Charlotte, NC

  8:25          Lucia Polo, Greensboro, NC vs. Cecily Overbey, High Point, NC

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