Jason Allred carded a 2-under-par 69 in the opening day of the Cox Classic at Champions Run on Thursday.

OMAHA, Neb. — Jason Allred carded a 2-under-par 69 in the opening day of the Cox Classic at Champions Run on Thursday.

The Ashland native strung together birdies on hole Nos. 9, 10, 13 and 14 with bogeys on Nos. 8 and 17.

Andrew Loupe and Billy Hurley III are co-leaders with 8-under 63s.