Paul Pastore's stellar 6-under par 66 Friday at Keene Country Club made him the leader of the New Hampshire Open with a two-day 8-under par 136 total.

Pastore, of Stamford, Conn., is trailed by Jay Card of Shelter Island, N.Y., and Peter French of Franklin, Mass., at 7-under.

Bob Kearney of The Shattuck Golf Club is the low amateur and top New Hampshire performer after two rounds with a 2-under 142, tied for 22nd place.

Saturday's final round will be played on the North Course at Keene's Bretwood Golf Course.