The new West Of Scotland Boys Strokeplay Champion Colin Edgar (Cochrane Castle) remains on course for a West Of Scotland double as he successfully negotiated his first round tie in the West Of Scotland Boys Matchplay Championship, being played at Kilbirnie Place GC on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th July.
Colin Edgar had a 6 & 5 win over Andrew Crusher (Eastwood) and now plays Jordan Sweeney (Ayr Belleisle) in the quarter finals on Tuesday afternoon, after Sweeney won the all Ayrshire clash with Ewan Milligan (Kilmarnock Barassie) by 6 & 4
Fraser Kane (Kirkhill) beat Fraser Laird (Glenbervie) by 3 & 1 in the first round and now plays Jamie Sinnamon (Greenock Whinhill), who beat Andrew McColl (Erskine) by 2 & 1 after McColl came in as a late replacement for Jamie Stewart (Old Ranfurly)
Jack Thomas (Irvine), who lost in a play off to Edgar for the strokeplay title, had the better of his clash with fellow Ayrshire player Luke Murdoch (Loudoun), winning by 5 & 4. In the quarter finals Thomas faces Conor Toal (Old Ranfurly) who had a 4 & 2 win over Andrew Todd (Greenock Whinhill) in the opening round.
The remaining two first round matches were very close, Callum Taggart (Eastwood) beating Lewis Breslin (Fereneze) by one hole whilst Aran Sinclair (Bearsden) beat Iain Bradley (Paisley) at the first extra hole.
The quarter finals take place on Tuesday afternoon with the semi finals and final scheduled for Wednesday.