Jones leads King after first round at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. - King College's Kirby Jones paced the Lady Tornado golf team Monday in the opening round of the Pinehurst Challenge.

Jones (Franklin, Tenn.) carded a round of 93, four shots better than teammate Chelsea Gammon (Blountville, Tenn.). Karissa King (Rockwood, Tenn.) added a 99 while Malorie McBride (Brentwood, Tenn.) rounded out the team scoring with a 106.

King's opening day 395 has the team in 17th and 17 shots behind Coker (S.C.) College.

Newberry (S.C.) used a 312 to grab the team lead, seven shots in front of Saint Leo University.

No one broke par on the Par-72 layout that covered 5,835 yards.

The final round tees off Tuesday morning.