Defending champions Dumfriesshire were held to 4.5-4.5 draw by Perth and Kinross while Midlothian by winning four singles to draw with Renfrewshire in the other match of the opening day of the Scottish women's county finals at Glenbervie Golf Club today.
Dumfriesshire led 2-1 after the foursomes but P and K levelled it with singles wins by Jennifer Saxton, Megan Ashley and Laura Walker plus a halved match by Laura Campbell.
Midlothian trailed 2.5-0.5 after the foursomes against Renfrewshire but they made up leeway with afternoon wins by former Scottish champion Gabrielle MacDonald, girls title-holder Hannah Darling, Alison McBride and Karen Marshall.
Day 1 results:
DUMFRIESSHIRE 4.5, PERTH AND KINROSS 4.5
D MacDonald and M Fraser bt L Walker and L Campbell 3 and 1.
C Lee and J Graham bt J Saxton and M Ashley 1 hole.
E Greenlees and K McCracken lost to I Moncrieff and K Brodie 4 and 3.
MacDonald lost to Saxton 1 hole.
Graham bt Brodie 2 and 1.
Fraser halved with Campbell.
Lee bt Moncrieff 3 and 2.
Greenlees lost to Ashley 4 and 2.
McCracken lost to Walker 1 hole.
RENFREWSHIRE 4.5, MIDLOTHIAN 4.5
C Whyte and M Briggs bt G MacDonald and A McBride 4 and 2.
J Rankine and D Jackson bt K Marshall and J Bryans 3 and 2.
G Kyle and E Stewart halved with L Fraser and R Livingston.
M Briggs bt K Ferguson-Snedden 3 and 1.
G Kyle lost to MacDonald 4 and 3.
J Rankine lost to H Darling 1 hole.
D Jackson lost to McBride 5 and 4.
D Cowan lost to Marshall 4 and 3.
C Whyte bt Fraser 2 and 1.