MERIDIANVILLE, Ala. (June 20, 2012) -- The 80th Women’s State Amateur Championship is down to just four players after low stroke play qualifier Alison Hovatter of Meridianville, Piedmont’s Erin Gunnels, nine-time winner Kathy Hartwiger of Hoover and Logan Chaney of Scottsboro each got through two match play matches Wednesday at Hoover Country Club.
The semi-finals are now set with Hovatter vs. Gunnels at 7:30 Thursday morning, followed by Hartwiger against Chaney 10 minutes later.
The 18-hole final will be contested Friday morning, again starting a 7:30.
Hovatter, who shot 72 to lead Tuesday’s stroke play seeding, beat Taylor Appleyard of Prattville, and then Tuscaloosa’s Lucie King (both by a score of 5 and 4).
Gunnels beat Samantha Patterson of Red Bay (by 4 and 3), and then Springville’s Bailey Gray (by 3 and 2).
Hartwiger, playing on her home course, defeated Nancy Gavin of Jackson Gap (by 4 and 3), and then McCalla’s Lea Green (by 5 and 3).
Chaney beat Attalla’s Ashleigh Whisenant (by 2 and 1), and then Kimberly’s Molly Winnett (by 5 and 4).
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