The seasoned Aania Farooq took a five shot lead after overnight leader Abiha Syed had a disastrous second round at the 6th SAG Ladies Amateur Championship.

Abiha who carded 79 in the opening round of Saturday, had a tough outing and ended with a score of 89 that allowed Aania to take a solid lead. Aania followed her opening round 83 with 80 and has a 36-hole aggregate of 163. Abiha is at 168 followed by her sister Dania and 173 and Aamna Amjad at 181.

In other categories of the SGA Ladies Amateur, the leading performers included Hareem Tahir (89), Tabassum Sharif (90), Zeenat Ayesha (93) and Rukaiya Habib (94).