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Whittington 14th after first round

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 2:00 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 7:38 a.m. CDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Creston junior Carson Whittington sits in 14th place after the first round of the American High School Championship at St. Andrews.

Whittington shot a first-round score of 77, putting him 12 strokes back of the leader, who shot a round of 65.

The reigning Class 3A individual state champion shot the third-best round on his team for the day, which is in third place through the first round of the team competition.

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