Watkins maintains Air Capital Classic lead

 

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Wichita, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron Watkins carded a 4-under 66 on Friday to maintain his lead after two rounds of the Air Capital Classic.

Watkins, who is seeking his first career victory on the Web.com Tour, finished 36 holes at Crestview Country Club at 11-under-par 129.

Tom Gillis and Sebastian Cappelen fired matching 5-under 65s to move into a share of second place with Sam Saunders (66) at 9-under 131.

BMW Charity Pro-Am winner Blayne Barber (67), Andres Gonzales (67), Rob Oppenheim (63) and Jeff Gove (64) are tied for fifth at 8-under, while Gavin Coles (69), Paul Claxton (68), Matt Weibring (65), Shane Bertsch (66) and Derek Fathauer (66) share ninth at minus-7.

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