Bethune-Cookman extends lead to 3 shots

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Bethune-Cookman extended its lead to three strokes in the Division I men's competition and moved into a tie with Chicago State in the women's standings Saturday in the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship.

Leon Fricker had an even-par 72 to help Bethune-Cookman reach 19-over 595. Alabama State was second and Savannah State was third - eight strokes back. Travis Roe had a tournament-best 67 for Savannah State.

Bethune-Cookman and Alabama State will compete in NCAA regionals next week.

In the women's division, two-time defending champion Bethune-Cookman overcame a 12-stroke deficit in the second round to tie Chicago State at 40 over.

Andrea Orozco led Bethune-Cookman, following her opening 81 with a 70.

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