Dumfriesshire lost their grip on the Scottish women's county championship trophy when they were beaten 5-4 by Midlothian on the second day of the three-day tournament at Glenbervie Golf Club today (Saturday).
It now looks a straight fight between Midlothian and Renfrewshire for the title. The drew 4.5-4.5 when they met on the first day and both won their second matches, Renfrewshire beating Perth and Kinross 5.5-3.5.
If both sides win their last matches, Midlothian against Perth and Kinross, and Renfrewshire against Dumfriesshire, it will come down to a countback of individual games won.
DAY 2 RESULTS
Midlothian 5, Dumfriesshire 4
Midlothian names first
G MacDonald and A McBride bt D MacDonald and M Fraser 3 and 1.
L Fraser and H Darling bt C Lee and J Graham 2 and 1.
K Ferguson-Snedden and R Livingstone bt E Greenlees and K McCracken 2 holes
G MacDonald bt McCracken 5 and 3.
McBride lost to D MacDonald 2 and 1.
Marshall lost to Greenlees 2 holes.
Darling bt Graham 3 and 2.
J Bryans lost to M Fraser 2 holes.
Livingstone lost to Lee 2 and 1.
Renfrewshire 5.5, Perth and Kinross 3.5
Renfrewshire names first
C Whyte and M Briggs bt L Walker and L Campbell 3 and 1
G Kyle and E Briggs bt I Moncrieff and K Brodie 4 and 3.
D Jackson and J Rankine lost to J Saxton and K Alexander 4 and 3.
M Briggs bt Saxton 3 and 2.
D Cowan lost to Moncrieff 1 hole.
E Briggs bt M Ashley 4 and 3.
Rankine halved with Brodie.
Kyle lost to E Ogilvy 2 and 1.
Whyte bt Walker 2 and 1.
HOW THEY STAND
1.5pt Midlothian, Renfrewshire.
0.5pt Dumfriesshire, Perth and Kinross.
Midlothian v Perth and Kinross
Renfrewshire v Dumfriesshire;