The Australian pair go into tomorrow’s finals ahead of Olympic silver medallist Xu Mengtao from China.
Scott finished today’s qualification session in top place with a score of 96.23 for her double full full jump, edging out her teammate on 92.70 with a full double full. Xu scored 91.29 points.
The third member of the Australian squad, Renee McElduff, narrowly missed the 12-woman cut to advance to the finals, ending the first session of the World Championships in 13th place.
The top 12 athletes from the qualification session battle out the finals from 4am Friday Australian Eastern Summer Time.