Coble, Ashlan Ramsey advance in Georgia Women's Match Play

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Monday, June 3, 2013

BRASELTON, Ga. --- After a day full of matches at the Georgia Women's Match Play Championship, the quarterfinals are set at The Legends at Chateau Elan. Top-seed Sydney Needham of Villa Rica defeated Darby Gentry of Braselton, 7 and 6, in the round of 32, and Haley Austin of McDonough, 1 up, in the round of 16.

Needham advances to the semifinals, where she will take on nine-time Women's Match Play champion Laura Coble of Augusta. Coble made it to the semis with wins over Christina Yang of Suwanee (5 and 4) and Taylor Ramsey of Milledgeville (2 and 1). Coble, a Georgia Golf Hall of Famer, is looking for her 10th win at this event in the 16th year it has been played.

In the Tournament flight, Keagan Dunn of Buford will face Ellen Kinsey-Dempsey of St. Simons Island in the flight's first semifinal match. In the second semi, Leslie Elkins of Roswell will take on Hannah Solesbee of Winston.

The quarterfinals of the Championship Flight will begin tomorrow at 8:00 a.m., with the semifinals scheduled to begin tomorrow afternoon. The semifinals of the Tournament Flight will get underway at 8:32 a.m.

Listed below are the results from today's matches. Click the following links to view the brackets:

Championship Flight:

Tournament Flight:

Championship Flight
Round of 32 Results:
Top-Seed Sydney Needham, Villa Rica def. 32-Seed Darby Gentry, Braselton, 7 and 6
16-Seed Haley Austin, McDonough def. 17-Seed Erin Packer, Tyrone, 7 and 6
8-Seed Laura Coble, Augusta def. 25-Seed Christina Yang, Suwanee, 5 and 4
9-Seed Taylor Ramsey, Milledgeville def. 24-Seed Colleen Panosian, Smyrna, 3 and 1
4-Seed Amira Alexander, Alpharetta def. 29-Seed Danielle Davis, St. Simons, 4 and 3
20-Seed Brenda Pictor, Marietta def. 13-Seed Jessica Welch, Lavonia, 2 up
5-Seed Sloan Shanahan, Suwanee def. 28-Seed Kaylee Random, Alpharetta, 5 and 3
12-Seed Ji Eun Baik, Newnan def. 21-Seed Soonmi Choe, Suwanee, 7 and 5
2-Seed Melissa Siviter, Atlanta def. 31-Seed Ari Roberts, Buford, 4 and 3
15-Seed Lauren Court, Lawrenceville def. 18-Seed Katarina Hodge, Dublin, 20 holes
7-Seed Isabella Skinner, Cumming def. 26-Seed Deana Atkins, Dacula, 7 and 5
10-Seed Jessica Haigwood, Roswell def. 23-Seed Abbey Williams, Marietta, 2 and 1
3-Seed Ashlan Ramsey, Milledgeville def. 30-Seed Kimberly Graff, Lilburn, 5 and 4
19-Seed Ivy Shepard, Peachtree City def. 14-Seed Jen King, Smyrna, 7 and 6
27-Seed Emily Kurey, Alpharetta def. 6-Seed Min Kim, Duluth, 3 and 1
11-Seed Jackie Rajek, Suwanee def. 22-Seed Anna Buchanan, Athens, 3 and 2

Round of 16 Results:
Needham def. Austin, 1 up
Coble def. T. Ramsey, 2 and 1
Alexander def. Pictor, 1 up
Baik def. Shanahan, 1 up
Siviter def. Court, 1 up
Haigwood def. Skinner, 3 and 2
A. Ramsey def. Shepherd, 8 and 7
Rajek def. Kurey, 1 up

Tournament Flight
Quarterfinal Results:
Top-Seed Keagan Dunn, Buford received first-round bye
4-Seed Ellen Kinsey-Dempsey, St. Simons def. 5-Seed Sina Gorski-Turner, Gainesville, 4 and 3
2-Seed Leslie Elkins, Roswell received first-round bye
3-Seed Hannah Solesbee, Winston, def. 6-Seed Jolena Bryant, McDonough, 7 and 6

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