Port, Fitzgerald in USGA Senior Women's Amateur final

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HERSHEY, Pa. – Ellen Port and Jane Fitzgerald advanced to the championship match Wednesday in the USGA Senior Women's Amateur at Hershey Country Club.

The 50-year-old Port, from St. Louis, rallied to beat Carolyn Creekmore of Dallas 1-up in the morning quarterfinals, and routed Lecia Alexander of Stafford, Texas, 6 and 4 in the semifinals. Port is a four-time U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion.

The 50-year-old Jane Fitzgerald, from Kensington, Md., topped Joan Higgins of Glendora, Calif., 2-up in the quarterfinals, and beat qualifying medallist Lisa Schlesinger of Laytonsville, Md., 4 and 3 in the semifinals.