Daniel Moon of Temple, Texas, leads the Boys Division at 3-under-par 68. He made par or better on every hole in the first round. Only one one stroke separates Moon from the four-way tie for second place. Ryder Cowan of Edmond, Oklahoma; Ryan Abuan of Temecula, California; Jay Mendell of Lafayette, Louisiana and Christian Clanton of Trophy Club, Texas, all finished at 2-under-par 69.
In the Girls Division, Kexin Guan of (China) Irvine, California, and Summer Lee of Plano, Texas, are tied for the lead at 3-under-par 68. Guan and Lee went back-and-forth while playing in the same first-round pairing. Lee finished the round with six birdies while Guan finished with five. Maelynn Kim of Katy, Texas, is in the hunt at 1-under-par 70.