Juan Salcedo didn't just tear up the course at Cottonwood Creek Sunday, he outdid what his outing from the previous day, increasing his advantage from one to five shots in the 83rd Annual Washita Valley Golf Tournament.
Salcedo, a Mexican native, who grew up in The Woodlands, Texas, led off his second round with back-to-back birdies. He finished with four for the day and no bogeys, carding 67 shots. All birdies came on the front-nine, including five-yard putt on the second hole. Salcedo currently stands atop the leaderboard with a 6-under-136. He shot 69 in the first round, which included birdies on four straight holes in the front-nine on Saturday.
"I just stick to my game and try not to get nervous," Salcedo said.
Matt Charleson and Kirk Maynord, last year's champion, tied for the second best rounds of the day with 68 swings. Charlson and Jamie Gray are tied for for second with 1-under-141, while Maynord is at even-par-142
The Final round begins Monday, 4th of July, at 7 a.m.
Flight leaders are listed below:
Juan Salcedo 67-69—136
Jamie Gray 71-70—141
Matt Charlson 73-68—141
Kirk Maynord 74-68—142
Erik Mottinger 70-70—140
Shelby Crawford 73-77—150
Mike Hestand 80-79—159
Jack Tully 84-84—168
Kenny Howell Jr. 91-89—180