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Day 2 - European Young Masters

Players had to contend with record-high temperatures on day two of the European Young Masters at Hauger Golfklubb, Norway.

In the boys' event, Pedro Cruz Silva retained his lead following a second round 74 (+2). The Portuguese player held a four shot lead after an impressive 66 (-6) in round one, although his lead has been reduced to just a single stroke.

Sakke Siltala, Finland, and Sebastien Friedrichsen, Denmark, are tied in second place on three-under-par. Both players added one-under-par scores of 71 to their first round 70s and will join Cruz Silva in the final group on Saturday.

Luc Breuer carded the lowest round of the tournament so far in round two. The German player made two eagles and eight birdies on his way to an afternoon round of seven-under-par 65.

Caitlin Whitehead leads in the girls ranking. The English player shot the lowest girls score of the day, a three-under-par 69, to reach a total of four-under-par. She will attempt to be the second successive English girl to win the European Young Masters after Lily-May Humphreys in 2017. 

Ester Fagersten, Sweden, sits just one shot back on three-under-par in second, while Ireland' Beth Coulter is third on one-under-par.

Fagersten has the chance to pick up two medals after the final day in Norway, her Swedish team currently lead the Nations Cup (lowest three scores from the four players each day) by 10 shots.

Portugal are second in the team classification on seven-over-par and Germany are third on eight-over-par.

Defending champions, England, made progress on day two, climibing into fourth spot, after finding themselves in 12th place after the first day.