Sophie Zhang-Murphy of Saratoga, California, leads the Girls Division by eight strokes and is at 13-under-par 131 for the tournament. Zhang-Murphy had another six birdies, including three straight on holes Nos. 8-10. Another round of bogey-free golf helped her nearly double her lead after 36 holes of play. The 54-hole AJGA tournament record for the Girls Division is 16-under-par.
Lauren Gomez of San Diego, California, sits in second place with a score of 5-under-par 139. Alexis Kim of Irvine, California, and Zoe Antoinette Campos of Valencia, California, are T3 at 4-under-par 140.
Sihao Cong of Irvine, California, Ian Maspat of San Diego, California, and Darien Zhao of (Canada) San Diego, California, are T1 with a score of 6-under-par 138 for the tournament. Zhao had the low round of the day, carding a 5-under-par 67 with five birdies on the back nine. Cong birdied No. 18 to move to 3-under-par 69 for the day and get into a tie for first place. Maspat totaled seven birdies for the day, matching his birdie total from round one.
Drew Kim of Pleasanton, California, is in fourth place with a score of 5-under-par 139 for the tournament. Logan Kim of La Canada Flintridge, California, and Eric Lee of Fullerton, California, are T5 at 4-under-par 140.