LEWISTON, N.Y. — Kevin Yu has a three-stroke lead headed into the final round of the Porter Cup on Saturday.
Yu, considered the favorite before the tournament began, shot a 4-under par 66 in Friday's third round. He was bogey-free until the 18th hole.
Yu, out of Arizona State, had five birdies in the round, including three in a row on Nos. 11, 12, and 13.
Yu has a three-stroke lead over Aiden Didone, who shot a 5-under 65 Friday.
Right on their heels is Tyler Strafaci, who finished tied for second in last year's tournament. Strafaci with a 4-under 66 and is one stroke behind Didone.
Yu, Didone and Strafaci tee off at 12:10 p.m. Saturday.
Ben Reichert of East Amherst has the best score of any of the Western New Yorkers in the tournament. Reichert shot a 3-over 73 Friday. He's two-over-par for the tournament.
Grand Island's Nicholas Morreale shot a 1-over 71 and is four-over-par for the tournament.
Buffalo's James Blackwell shot a par 70. The second round really hurt Blackwell, where he shot a 6-over 76.
The final round tees off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
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