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Wanakah Country Club pro Steve Parker shot 4-under 68 on Monday to take the first-round lead in the Coors Section WNYPGA Championship at Hickory Stick Resort in Lewiston.

Parker, who was runner-up to Kirk Stauffer in the WNYPGA Professional Championship last month, owns a four-stroke lead over Tim Fries (Transit Valley) and Jeff Kaye (Livingston CC).

The final round will begin at 7:30 a.m. today with Parker, Fries and Kaye set to tee off at 10.