Kexin Guan of (China) Irvine, California, opened a four-stroke lead in the second round. She carded four birdies throughout the round leaving her at 4-under-par 138. She most recently finished seventh at the 2021 National Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior Presented by Encova Insurance.
Following Guan is Jeanne Padillo of Glendale, California, at even-par 142. In third is Ka Hei Kong of (Hong Kong) Arcadia, California, at 2-over-par 144.
Andrew Ramos of Blaine, Minnesota, continues to hold the Boys Division lead at 6-under-par 136. His round included two birdies, leading to a finish of 1-under-par 70. Ramos has six top-10 national junior golf finishes.
Following Ramos in a tie for second is Stephen Liu, of (New Zealand) Auckland, New Zealand, and Noah Kent of Naples, Florida, at 4-under-par 138. In a three-way tie for fourth are Ty Adkins of Hutchinson, Kansas, Jake Birdwell of Blaine, Minnesota, and Brian Comegys of Austin, Texas, at 2-under-par 140.