Two time defending champion Braxton Kuntz shot a three under par 69 Friday to sit atop of the leaderboard at eight under par 136.
The Breezy Bend Country Club member has a one stroke lead on Bailey Bjornson of British Columbia’s Northview Golf & Country Club (70-67-137).
Three players are tied for third place including Niakwa Country Club’s Todd Fanning, Chris Knoop of Saskatchewan’s Hillcrest Golf Club and Elmhurst Golf and Country Club’s Ryan McMillan.
Following today’s second round, the field was cut to the low 60 players and ties, as well any players within ten strokes of first place.
For Saturday’s final round tee times, click here.
For live scoring on the Manitoba Blue Cross leaderboard, click here.
As an extra incentive, this year’s champion will be awarded an exemption into the CentrePort Canada Rail Park Manitoba Open, August 24-27 at Southwood Golf & Country Club.