Carolinas-Virginia Women's Team: Carolinas extend lead
WILMINGTON, N.C. (July 15, 2014) –– The 24-golfer Carolinas team owns a 15-point lead (43½-28½) over their Virginias counterparts entering Wednesday’s final day of the 58th Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches being conducted at Porter’s Neck Country Club.

Carolinas won second day modified foursome matches by six points (21-15). Carolinas owned a nine-point advantage following Monday’s first day of modified four-ball matches.

Carolinas notched six wins and halved three other matches on day two; the team scored at least one-half point in 11 of the 12 matches for a second consecutive day.

For Carolinas, the tandems of Cecilia Fournil (Columbia, S.C.)-Savannah Hallman (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) and Mary Katherine Donovan (Hampstead, N.C.)-Catherine Shealy (Columbia, S.C.) registered shutouts and an accompanying three points in their encounters. Virginias, meanwhile, received a 3-0 blanking from the team of Elizabeth Cheng (Virginia Beach, Va.)- Lyberty Anderson (Chesterfield, Va.).

Carolinas also received wins and two and a half points from North Carolinians Kim Briele (New Bern, N.C.)-Susan Beaupied (Raleigh, N.C.) as well as Lea Ann Brown (Mount Pleasant, S.C.)-Chrissie Spidell (Greenville, S.C.). On the Virginias side, regulars Kayleigh Reed (Virginia Beach, Va.) combined with Alexandra Austin (Burke, Va.) to record two and a half points.

Also for Carolinas, Patty Moore (Charlotte, N.C.)-Karen Feree (Hilton Head, S.C.) as well as Kathryn Miranda (Lexington, S.C.)-Rachel Moore (Lexington, S.C.) contributed two points and Virginians Lauren Eklund (Charlottesville, Va.)-Sydney Snodgrass (Harrisville, W.Va.) did the same.

The matches end on Wednesday. Follow along at the link below.

ABOUT THE Carolinas-Virginias Women's Team Matches

The Virginias-Carolinas Women's Team Matches originated in 1957. The matches pit some of the best golfers from North and South Carolina against their Virginia and West Virginia counterparts. The championship consists of four-ball match play, modified alternate shot four-ball match play and singles matches. In the format, a point is scored for winning the outward half, the inward nine and the overall match. The Carolinas team consists of 24 total players; 14 amateur players (ages 18+), eight senior players (ages 50+) and two super senior players (ages 60+). The matches are invitation only.

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