Yana Wilson of Henderson, Nevada, closed out the second round in the lead. The 2024 graduate ended 1-over-par 145 after an even-par 72. Wilson birdied on both the front and back nine to give herself a two-stroke lead going into the final round.
Mi Li of (China) Winter Garden, Florida, Emily Zhu of (Canada) Richmond Hill, Ontario, and Carla Alvarez Perez of (Panama) Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, were T2 at 3-over-par 147.
Filip Jakubcik of (Czech Republic) Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, gained the lead in the Boys Division at 6-under-par 138. Jakubcik made six birdies in a bogey-free round.
Jean-Philippe Parr of (Canada) St-Celestin, Quebec, ended the second round four strokes back at 2-under-par 142. The rest of the top-five at even-par 144 were: Deven Patel of Johns Creek, Georgia, Derek Sanderson of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Nicholas Prieto of Miami, Florida, Xirong Cheng of (China) Bradenton, Florida, and Rodrigo Barahona of Bradenton, Florida.