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Wie fires 70, but still trails leader by 17 strokes

WESTFIELD CENTER, Ohio -- Honolulu's Michelle Wie improved
her overall score with a 1-under par 70 on Friday but still remains
well behind the leaders at the Westfield Junior PGA Championship at
Westfield Group Country Club.

Wie moved up three places to 13th with a three-round total of
220, but she is still 17 strokes behind girls division leader Sung
Ea Lee, who shot an even-par 71 to put her at 10-under 203 heading
into Saturday's final round.

Lee, a 17-year-old from Tacoma, Wash., holds a six-shot lead
over In-Bee Park of Eustis, Fla., who also shot a 71 to stay in
second place at 209.

In the boys division, Tyler Aldridge, of Nampa, Idaho, shot a
2-under 69 to push his lead to five shots. Aldridge has a three-day
total of 206. In a three-way tie for second place, with 211, are
Adam Pozark, of Poway, Calif.; Warren Thomas of Columbia, S.C.; and
Matt Savage of Louisville, Ky.