Senior Girls Football team in the national press



Preston Lodge reach Shield last eight

Published on Tuesday 10 January 2012 02:20

FOOTBALL: Preston Lodge High School became the first side to reach the quarter-finals of the girls’ Lloyds TSB Scotland Senior Shield following a close game against Boroughmuir High School.


Playing away from home, the East Lothian side beat their Edinburgh rivals 1-0, thanks to a goal from Emmelie Young and some great saves from goalkeeper Jennifer Currie.

In the last eight, Preston Lodge have again been drawn away and will face the winners of the match between St Mungo’s High School and Musselburgh Grammar.

In the girls’ Under-15 Shield, St Ninian’s High School, Giffnock, have also made it through to the quarter-finals following a 3-0 win over Kilwinning Academy.

With a couple of second-round matches still to be completed, St Ninian’s next tie will be at home against Wallace High School, Braes High School or Galashiels Academy.

Preston Lodge team: Jennifer Currie, Lauren Donaldson, Katie Cochrane, Cara Ross, Chloe Connachan, Ashild Nordbotten, Anna-Marie Tolk, Amie-Jayne Russell, Kirsty Edwards, Rebecca McArthur, Emmelie Young, Brooke Armstrong, Hannah Bruce, Caitlin McCaig. 

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