Ryan Dupuy of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, finished his first round strong with a score of 1-under-par 71. Dupuy managed three birdies to help establish his spot at the top of the leaderboard and will be looking to earn his first AJGA win.
Xirong Cheng of Bradenton, Florida, Derek Sanderson of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Jose Antonio Safa of Torreon, Mexico, all carded a score of even-par 72 and are tied for second place. William Sides of Tulsa, Oklahoma, carded a 1-over-par 73 to grab solo fifth place.
Kaitlyn Schroeder of Jacksonville, Florida, leads the Girls Division with a score of 2-under-par 70. Schroeder had four birdies to highlight her first round and she is looking to secure her second AJGA title. Her first AJGA win came earlier this year at the 2020 Dana Incorporated Junior Open.
Gianna Clemente of Warren, Ohio, Kynadie Adams of Gallatin, Tennessee, and Alex Crafton of Lake Mary, Florida, all shot a 1-under-par 71 to finish the first round tied for second.