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Lee, Kang share Wendy's Championship lead

Aug. 25, 2006 at 9:31 PM   |   Comments

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Jee Young Lee and Soo-Yun Kang share the lead after two rounds of the LPGA's Wendy's Championship for Children at Dublin, Ohio.

In Friday's second round, Jee shot 5-under 67 and Soo carded a 6-under 66. After 36 holes, their scores are 11-under 133.

"From the beginning of the tournament I have been very confident," Jee, a rookie from South Korea, said through an interpreter.

Marisa Baena (65) and first-round leader Mikaela Parmlid (67) share third place at 10-under 134.

"It was a really good day," said a satisfied Baena. "I hit the ball very solid (and) only missed one green."

Lorena Ochoa (68), Brittany Lincicome (68) and Karrie Webb (68) are tied for fifth at 9-under 135. Defending champion Cristie Kerr (67) is one of six players tied for 12th at 7-under 137.

Seventy-three players made the even-par 144 36-hole cut.

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