Buckle builds two-shot lead in Louisiana

Andrew Buckle will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

Andrew Buckle will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

Andrew Buckle built a two-shot lead Saturday at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open, climbing 14 spots up the leaderboard after a 6-under 65 at Le Triomphe Country Club in Broussard, La. He is at 10-under 203, ahead of six players tied for second at 8-under 203.

Buckle is looking for his first Nationwide win since 2006. He has made the cut in four of five events this season on the Nationwide Tour, finishing in the top 10 twice.

Jarrod Lyle also made a big move up the leaderboard in Round 3. His 65 moved him from T-41 entering the weekend to a tie for second. Martin Piller (66), Fabian Gomez (67), Brian Vranesh (68), Scott Gutschewski (69) and Vance Veazey (69) also hold a share of second place.

Second-round leader Garth Mulroy dropped to T-10 after a 3-over 74 in Round 3 that included just one birdie.

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