For the second straight tournament, the Sam Houston State women’s golf team has a lead after the first day of competition.

With 36 holes played in the UTRGV Invitational, the Bearkats lead Houston Baptist by four strokes in the 13-team event.

The Kats have three players in the top 10, including Heather Shake who is in second place, one stroke out of the lead after shooting rounds of 74, 77 to go 9-over par.

Jenna Phillips is in seventh after rounds of 77, 76 and is just three strokes off the lead. Hannah Alberto is 10th, just five strokes off the lead after rounds of 76 and 79. Gianti Mahardhika is 19th at 16 over par.

The final round will start at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.