Georgia Tech Holds Slim Lead

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Courtesy of ramblinwreck.com
 
College CentralGeorgia Tech held onto its lead after posting a 3-over-par score of 291 Thursday, but the 5th-ranked Yellow Jackets watched their advantage shrink as UC-Davis and UCLA crept to within two shots after the second round of the Taylor Made-Waikoloa Intercollegiate.
 
Tech has a 36-hole total of 563, 13 shots under par over the 7,074-yard, par 72 King's Course. UC-Davis fired a 7-under-par 281 Thursday, and UCLA shot 283 and are tied for second place at 11-under-par 565. Washington holds fourth place at 566, with Arizona State and Arkansas another five strokes back at 571.
 
Junior Chan Wongluekiet posted Tech's best score of the day, a 71 that lifted him into eighth place in the medal race at 4-under-par 140. Nicholas Thompson was unable to keep his first-round pace (a 64), carding a 77 that dropped him into 13th place at 3-under-par 141.
 
Freshman Kevin Larsen shot 73 and is tied for 20th place at 1-under 143. Mike Barbosa is tied for 29th at even-par 144, and Roberto Castro is tied for 48th at 146.

TEAM SCORES
Georgia Tech272-291 -- 563
UCLA282-283 -- 565
UC-Davis284-281 -- 563
Washington283-283 -- 566
Arizona State283-288 -- 571
Arkansas293-278 -- 571
Southern California286-288 -- 574
Stanford284-294 -- 578
TCU285-294 -- 579
Pepperdine295-284 -- 579
Nagoya (Japan)293-286 -- 579
Hawai'i-Hilo289-291 -- 580
Oklahoma296-284 -- 580
Texas Tech296-285 -- 581
Nevada-Reno295-287 -- 582
Oregon294-289 -- 583
Rhode Island294-293 -- 587
Tulsa293-296 -- 589
Oregon State298-297 -- 595
Houston303-301 -- 604
Hawai'i-Menoa206-298 -- 604