Cochran, three others tied atop Boeing

Aug. 27, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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SNOQUALMIE, Wash., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- First-round leader Russ Cochran, Kenny Perry, Mark Calcavecchia and Jeff Sluman all ended the second round Saturday with a share of the Boeing Classic lead.

Calcavecchia climbed the leaderboard with a hot last seven holes, going 5-under par during the stretch to register a round of 5-under 67.

Perry, meanwhile, fired a 4-under 68 in an up-and-down final six holes that included an eagle, two birdies, a double-bogey and a bogey.

Sluman grabbed a share of the lead with a 2-under 70, while Cochran hung in with a 1-under 71. All the leaders were at 7-under 137, two shots ahead of the rest of the field at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.

Knotted at minus-5 were Chien Soon Lu, Bob Gilder and Chip Beck, all of whom registered 3-under 69s Saturday.

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