Salas takes 1-stroke lead at Women's Publinx

DEVENS, Mass. - Lizette Salas shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of stroke-play qualifying at the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links on Monday.

The 19-year-old Salas, of Azusa, Calif., opened her back nine with three straight birdies at Red Tail Golf Club in a first round played in a steady drizzle with temperatures in the low 60s and wind gusts to 25 mph.

Alice Kim, of Walnut, Calif., Canada's Sara-Maude Juneau, Cydney Clanton, of Concord, N.C., and Kristen Hill, of Weston, Fla., are a stroke behind after opening 69s.

Stroke-play qualifying continues with 18 holes on Tuesday, with the low 64 scorers advancing to match play, which starts on Wednesday. The 36-hole final is scheduled for Saturday.



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