PLANO – Odessa’s Will Adams couldn’t be stopped by the heat during Saturday’s second round at the 2019 North Amateur.  Adams jumped into first place after carding a 4-under-par 68 on the day.  His only blemish was a double-bogey on the par-6 sixth, followed by a birdie on No. 7 and three birdies on the back-nine.  Adams finished at 7-under overall with a two-shot lead heading into Sunday’s final round.
Leaderboard:                                                            Through Round 2:         
1.    Will Adams                                                          69-68 | 137
T2.  Dawson Ovard                                                    68-71 | 139
T2.  Tom Bevington                                                    71-68 | 139
4.    Gary Ezmerlian                                                   71-69 | 140
5.    Christopher Wheeler                                           72-69 | 141
Second Round Results | Final Round Parings
Golf Course: The Courses at Watters Creek boasts a complex of two golf courses: the Traditions Course is the 18-hole championship-caliber course, while the Players Course is a par-3 course for golf’s upcoming competitors.  The Traditions Course runs 7,031 yards at its longest, winding through creeks and over multiple large ponds.  The course features 419 Bermuda grass tees and fairways, along with mini verde greens – a winning combination for competitive play.

Weather: The sky was clear and the temperature was a high of 102 degrees with a heat index around 109 degrees, along with a steady wind out of the south at 7 mph.

In Contention: Two are tied for the second spot on the leaderboard with 5-under overall scores: Friday’s leader Dawson Ovard of Frisco shot a 1-under 71, while Tom Bevington, also of Frisco, shot a 4-under 68 on the day.

Gary Ezmerlian of Fort Worth shot a 3-under 69 second round, placing him in fourth with a 4-under overall score.

Addison’s Christopher Wheeler holds the fifth spot after he carded a 3-under 69 on the day, going into Sunday’s final round with a 3-under overall score.

What’s Next: Final round tee times begin Sunday at 8 a.m. off No. 1 tee at The Courses at Watters Creek.

More Info: For more information on the North Amateur, click here.