Brody McQueen of Marietta, Georgia, led the second round with a 5-under-par 65, to put him at a tournament total of 4-under-par 140 heading into the final round. McQueen tore up the front nine with four birdies on holes No. 1, 2, 4, and 9. McQueen is coming off a top-five finish last week at the AJGA Huntsville Junior.
In second place, John Daniel Culbreth of Thomasville, Georgia, carded four birdies on the back nine to help him shoot 3-under-par 69. He sits at 3-under-par 141 after 36 holes. In sole control of third is Pierce Adamson of Atlanta, who sits at 1-over-par 145. Three juniors are tied for fourth at 2-over-par 146:
- Pavel Tsar of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
- Hamilton Coleman of Evans, Georgia
- Harrison Parker of Birmingham, Alabama
Trinity Beth of Calvert City, Kentucky, held onto her lead in the Girls Division with an even-par 72, carding five birdies. Beth now holds a seven-stroke lead heading into the final round at 4-under-par 140.
Tied for second in the Girls Division are Kate Barber of Savannah, Georgia, and Anna Kate Nichols of Little Rock, Arkansas, who sit at 3-over-par 147. Barber carded four birdies while Nichols carded three.