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Allred shoots 70 to remain in top 10 on Web.com

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Jason Allred maintained his position in the top 10 Saturday in the Web.com Tour Finals-opening Hotel Fitness Championship

Allred shot a 2-under 70 to end the third round tied for eighth place. He began the day in fifth place and would have been co-fourth had a bogey on the 18th hole not knocked him back a notch.

The Ashland native made four birdies against two bogeys in windy conditions.

South Korea's D.H. Lee shot a 66 to take a three-stroke lead over India's Anirban Lahiri. Lee had seven birdies and a bogey to reach 15-under 201 at Sycamore Hills.

"It was very windy out there so I tried to keep the ball low under the wind and hit a lot of low shots off the tee," said Lee, who hit 13 of 14 fairways. "I'm very comfortable hitting low shots off the tee, but with my irons I just focus on getting my number and try to attack the pins when I can."

Lee finished 15th on the Web.com Tour regular-season money list to earn a 2015-16 PGA Tour card and is playing the four-event series in a bid to improve his tour priority status.

"I just want to keep it in play tomorrow and focus on trying to hit a lot of good shots and make some putts," said Lee, winless this season.

Lahiri, the first Indian player to qualify for the International Presidents Cup team, had a 70. Ranked 40th in the world, he tied for fifth in the PGA Championship.

"Just grinding all day," Lahiri said. "It's hard because I was hitting it all over the shop. But all in all, I'm just three back. If I can put another good 18 holes together tomorrow we'll see if I can get over the line."

The series features the top 75 players from the Web.com Tour money list, Nos. 126-200 from the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings and non-members of the tour such as Lahiri who earned enough money to have placed in the top 200 had they been eligible to receive points.

The top 25 players on Web.com regular-season money list earned 2015-16 PGA Tour cards. They are competing against each other for PGA Tour priority, with regular-season earnings counting in their totals and the final leader getting a spot in The Players Championship. The other players are fighting for another 25 cards based on their earnings in the series.

EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP: At Evian-Les-Bains, France, South Korea's Mi Hyang Lee kept the lead in stormy conditions in the Evian Championship, and New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko remained in contention to become the youngest player to win a major.

Lee shot 1-under 70 to reach 10-under 203. American Lexi Thompson was a stroke back after a 66.

Lee was paired with Morgan Pressel (71), and they went toe to toe until the par-4 18th hole, when the American made a double bogey after hitting her second shot in water.

They played their final six holes in rain, wind and gloom.

Pressel had a 71 to drop into a tie for third with Ko at 8 under. The 18-year-old Ko shot a 67 and is pursuing her last chance to become the youngest major woman. If she wins, Ko will surpass Pressel, who won the Kraft Nabisco Championship at 18 years, 10 months, 9 days in 2007.

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