WICHITA, Kan. — Ashland native Jason Allred continued his charge up the leaderboard at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, shooting a 3-under-par 68 in the third round to move into an eight-way tie for 12th place at Crestview Country Club.

WICHITA, Kan. — Ashland native Jason Allred continued his charge up the leaderboard at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, shooting a 3-under-par 68 in the third round to move into an eight-way tie for 12th place at Crestview Country Club.

Allred is 8-under for the tournament heading into the final round, seven strokes behind leader Jim Herman of Port St. Lucie, Fla.

For the second day in a row Allred birdied holes 2 and 3 before making par on nine of the next 10 holes. He then added four more birdies between holes 14 and 18 to continue his ascent from 94th place after one round and 38th through two.