WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Laurel Kean, of Willoughby, Ohio, led 25 women into the next round of qualifying at an LPGA sectional tournament in Wichita, Kan., Thursday.

Kean shot a three-round total of 215 at the Tallgrass Country Club. Her scores were 77-71-67.

Miki Cheng of Osaka, Japan, was two shots off the pace. Her scores were 75-73-69, for a total of 217.

Coming in third was Danielle Ammaccapane, of Phoenix, Ariz. She shot 74-73-71, for a total of 218.

The top 25 players made it under the final cut set at 226. They move on to the final qualifying round at Sweetwater Country Club in Sugarland, Texas, in October.

The top players in that tournament will qualify for next year's LPGA Tour.