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Georgia Athletics | February 23, 2015

Georgia extends lead after second day

  Straka and teammate McCoy also sit atop the individual leaderboards.

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico -- Paced by tournament leaders Sepp Straka and Lee McCoy, Georgia remained atop the leaderboard after the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic on Monday.

Playing at the Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa par-72 River Course, the Bulldogs fired a 7-under-par 281 to move to 15-under 561. Georgia holds a 5-shot lead against No. 4 Georgia Tech.

Straka and McCoy share the individual lead with Clemson’s Miller Capps at 5-under 139. McCoy paced the Bulldogs on Monday with a 3-under 69 and Straka signed for a 2-under 70.

Greyson Sigg carded a second-round 3-under 69 and moved into fourth at 4-under 140. Nicholas Reach fired a 2-over 74 and stands 12th at 1-under 143. Mookie DeMoss, who had the Bulldogs’ non-counting score of 5-over 77, is at 6-over 150.

Also, in the Puerto Rico Individual on the par-71 Ocean Course, Jaime Lopez Rivarola stands second at 3-over 145, two shots behind Chris Petefish of Georgia Tech, Lopez Rivarola has recorded rounds of even-par 71 and 3-over 74.

The Puerto Rico Classic, the opener for the spring portion of Georgia's schedule, and the Puerto Rico Individual, will conclude on Tuesday. Live scoring can be found at BirdieFire.com.

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