Ernst, McInerney among top 20 at U.S. Amateur

Former UNLV golfer Derek Ernst shot 67, and incoming Rebel A.J. McInerney - a former Coronado High School standout - shot 68 on Monday in the first round of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur in Aurora, Colo. Ernst was tied for ninth and McInerney tied for 19th. Bobby Wyatt of Mobile, Ala., led with a 64.

After today's second round, the top 64 players advance to match play.