Junior golf: Gosnells causes massive upset over Mt Lawley

Junior golf: Gosnells causes massive upset over Mt Lawley

GOSNELLS caused a major upset and moved to the top of Golf WA’s Junior Pennants girls competition on Sunday with a dominant win over the previously unbeaten Mt Lawley Devils.

In a battle of the division 1 heavyweights, Gosnells’ Madison Hinson-Tolchard and Mt Lawley’s Kirsten Rudgeley faced off as the number 1s for their respective sides, with Rudgeley collecting the win 3&2. Despite her victory, Gosnells were too strong across the board and won 4-2 at their home course.

Royal Perth gained their first win of the year, defeating Lake Karrinyup 4-2, while Royal Fremantle and Mount Lawley Angels shared the points at 3-3.

Joondalup/Sun City dropped their first points in girls division 2, halving with Kwinana 2.5-2.5, while Mt Lawley narrowly pipped Royal Perth 3-2.

The boys division 1 continues to be owned by Royal Fremantle, with the 2017 runners up defeating Cottesloe 4.5-2.5 at Melville Glades Golf Club to remain undefeated at the top of the table.

Connor McKinney led Mandurah to a 5.5-1.5 win over Mt Lawley to keep their hopes alive in the competition, while Joondalup defeated Royal Perth, despite Josh Greer going down to Chris Mun.

In division 2, South West/Goldfields and Melville Glades claimed the points at Sun City Country Club, with the Glades maintaining their spot as the leader of the competition.

Gosnells and The Vines played out a 3.5-3.5 halve in their contest.

The WA Golf Club has kept their stranglehold in boys division 3, sitting a game clear with two rounds remaining in the competition.

The leaders edged out Joondalup 3.5-2.5, while Sea View/Melville Glades and Royal Fremantle were the other big winners from the weekend.

Jordan Tueno and Randall Heng led Gosnells to the top of the boys division 4 standings after a 3-2 win over Kwinana at their home course.

Royal Perth hammered Sun City 4.5-0.5, while Pinjarra remain winless after going down to South West/Goldfields as well.

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