Hogan Park of Walnut, California, leads the Boys Division by two strokes at 4-under-par 68 in the first round. He notched six birdies on the day, including three out of the last four holes. Park played bogey-free golf on the back nine. The 2023 graduate has been competing in AJGA tournaments since 2017. Park's best finish was T3 at the 2019 AJGA Junior All-Star at Wigwam.
Logan Kim of La Canada Flintridge, California, and Matthew Broder of San Diego, California, are T2 at 2-under-par 70. Kunyu Ren of (China) Beaumont, California, Jeffrey Han of San Diego, California, James Whitworth of Carlsbad, California, and Kasper Verwers of Carlsbad, California, are T4 at 1-under-par 71.
Claire Chen of Fremont, California, leads the Girls Division by two strokes at 4-under-par 68 after the conclusion of the first round. Bogey-free golf on the front nine and six total birdies helped Chen jump to the front of the pack.
Catherine Rao of Camarillo, California, Kylie Chong of Torrance, California, Elina Kuang of Murrieta, California, and Yurang Li of Fullerton, California, are T2 and 2-under-par 70.