Max Herendeen of Bellevue, Washington, capitalized on a 7-under-par 64 to lead the Boys Division. The 2023 graduate is playing in his third event of the year and looks to capture his second top-10 career finish. His bogey-free day gave him the boost he needed for a first-round lead.
Kevin Jiang of San Diego, California; Anton Ouyang of San Jose, California; Collin Hodgkinson of Beaverton, Oregon; and Johnny Walker of Chandler, Arizona; are T2 at 5-under-par 66.
Montgomery Ferreira of University Place, Washington, is seeking a 12th top-10 finish this week. The University of Notre Dame commit shot a 7-under-par 64 to pull ahead in the Girls Division. Ferreira was bogey-free today and tallied five birdies on the back nine.
Kiara Romero of San Jose, California, is in second with a 6-under-par 65 while Kyra Ly of Portland, Oregon, sits in third with a 4-under-par 67.