Hertfordshire girls win inaugural matches

Hertfordshire girls

Hertfordshire girls won the inaugural East region junior county match week at South Herts Golf Club.

The team (Image © Leaderboard Photography) won all five of their matches, beating Bedfordshire 3½-2½, Essex 4½-1½, Suffolk 6-0, Norfolk 5-1 and Cambs & Hunts 6-0.

Every member of the team contributed to the score and their top scorer was Scotland girl international Nicola Callander (Mill Green), who played all five games and won them all.

The other team members were: Nicola Bennett (Porters Park), Emily Chan (South Herts), Alice Hewson (Berkhamsted), Zara Houchin (The Hertfordshire), Sian Hulse (Mill Green), Ella Ofstedahl (Mill Green) and Hannah Screen (Berkhamsted).

The runners-up were Suffolk on 4pts, followed by Bedfordshire 3, Essex 1½, Norfolk 1 and Cambs & Hunts ½.

Kent took the honours in the South region junior county match week, hosted by Hampshire at Basingstoke.

They scored 3½ points from the four matches, halving with Surrey and beating Sussex 6-1, Hampshire 5-2 and Middlesex 6-1. The runners-up were Surrey, on countback from Sussex, after both scored 2½ points, Hampshire 1½, Middlesex 0.

Kent’s top scorer was Emily Royer (Chart Hills) who won all four of her matches, followed closely by Jerri Sewell (Shooters Hill) who won 3½ points from four. Also unbeaten was Molly Lawrence (Rochester & Cobham) with three out of three.

The team was completed by Marnie Barber (North Foreland), Jessica Gregory (Sittingbourne), Fiona McCann (North Foreland), Ainee O'Connor (Sundridge Park) and Lily Price (Royal Blackheath).