South Jordan's Denise Parker took an early lead in the women's competition of the Championship of the Americans archery shoot. The 14-year-old Parker shot a 1,293 to lead all other women archers from the Western Hemisphere. Second was American teammate Debra Ochs of Howell, Mich., with a 1,260.In the men's competition, Jay Barrs of Mesa, Ariz., was first with 1,337, followed by Chad Connors with 1,303. Connors is only the sixth archer in the U.S. to score over 1,300 points in men's competition. Parker in the only U.S. woman to score over 1,300 points.