Sisters double up in Yorkshire juniors’ victory

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YORKSHIRE juniors fielded two pairs of sisters as they beat Cheshire 5-3 at Romiley.

Pictured are, l-r, Hannah and Milly Eaton (Skipton) and Abi and Jess Smee (Ganstead Park).

YLCGA President Heather Cawdry was at a windy Romiley to lend her support as Yorkshire battled for ultimate victory on a long and demanding course.

Several of the girls were down in their matches and had to show great determination and belief to turn things around.

Jess Smee won 3&2 against Lucy Jamieson, Hannah Eaton beat Kirsty McIntyre 2&1, and Woodsome Hall’s Charlotte Eastwood beat Victoria Turner 4&3.

Lees Hall’s Mia Eales Smith triumphed on the final green against Georgi Day and biggest winner of the match was Caroline Cronin, of Harrogate, who defeated Jess Morris 6&5.

York’s Emma Audsley had to retire injured on the 17th hole.

The second team take on Lancashire on Monday.