Forrest Little’s Julie McCarthy is the only Irish survivor in the Girls' British Open Amateur Championship at Royal St David's.
She beat Germany’s Lilly Marie Koester 3&2 and will now face Madelene Stavnar of Norway in the final 32 on Friday.
Lurgan's Niamh McSherry had a tough battle on her hands as she faced eighth best qualifier, Isobel Wardle of England and fell 3&2.
Ireland’s top qualifier, Killarney’s Valerie Clancy also found herself facing an uphill battle against 39th seed Emilie Alba Paltrinieri from Italy.
The Italian made a quick start and ran put a 4&3 winner.
Girls' British Open Amateur Championship
Julie McCarthy (Forrest Little) Vs. Madelene Stavnar (Norway)
- Niamh McSherry (Lurgan) lost to Isobel Wardle (England) 3&2
- Valerie Clancy (Killarney) lost to Emilie Alba Paltrinieri (Italy) 4&3
- Julie McCarthy (Forrest Little) beat Lilly Marie Koester (Germany) 3&2
26th – 73, 74 Valerie Clancy
31st – 76, 72 Julie McCarthy
57th – 71, 80 Niamh McSherry
67th – 77, 76 Annabel Wilson
97th – 78, 79 Mairead Martin