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Perras leads the South Amateur Championship after 36 Holes

SAN ANTONIO – Michael Perras, of Pasadena, fired the low round of the day with a 6-under par 66. Perras’s two round total of 135, 9-under par, puts him atop the leader board of the South Amateur Championship heading into the final round at La Cantera Golf Club.
Perras carded a 4-under par 32 on his first 9 holes at the Resort Course. Michael carried his momentum to his second nine and carded a 2-under par 34 on his way to a 6-under par 66. Perras will begin his final round at 10:00 AM off of hole #1.
Nick Thornton, of Boerne, carded a 1-under par 71 in his second round. Thornton is four strokes back with a two-day total of 139. Thornton, our co-leader after the first round, is in the final pairing with Michael Perras and Nicholas Cristea, of Houston. Cristea is one behind Thornton at 4-under par 140.
John Hunter, of Houston, carded a 2 over par 74 to give him a two-day total of 142. The first round co-leader will go off in the penultimate group with 2015 South Mid-Amateur Champion Jay Reynolds, who is at 3-under par 141, and Colby Harwell, who sits at 1-under par 143 after two days.
The final round of the South Amateur Championship, presented by Club Champion, begins tomorrow August 9th at 7:54 AM off both the first and tenth tees.  Click here for starting times, pairings and scoring results.