Hale, who was a semi finalist in the Ayrshire Ladies County Championship last month, had rounds of 76 & 72 for a 148 total, which left her just two shots adrift of the winning score, posted by Jane Turner (Craigielaw).
The other Ayrshire player in the field, County Champion Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies), finished on 167 with rounds of 86 & 81.
Leading scores :-
146 - Jane Turner (Craigielaw) 74/72
148 - Emma Hale (Troon Ladies) 76/72
150 - Lauren Whyte (St Regulus) 73/77
154 - Heather Munro (Monifieth) 79/75, Clara Young (North Berwick) 75/79, Megan Briggs (Kilmacolm) 73/81