Michelle Woo of Fremont, California, finished the first round with an even-par 72. She carded two birdies during her round. Woo won the 2020 Mountain View Jr Championship and she qualified for the 2018 Drive, Chip, & Putt in the Girls 10-11 Division. Woo also finished second at the 2019 Central Valley Jr Championship.
Vunnisa Vu of Clovis, California, and Allie Santos of Hawthorn Woods, Illinois, are T2 after the first round of tournament play. Vu finished seventh at the 2019 Players Tour "Open" Championship. Santos finished fourth in the 2020 MAJGT at Kenosha Country Club.
Jake Birdwell of Blaine, Minnesota, and Nathan Spear of Burlington, Iowa, finished the first round T1 with a 3-under-par 68. Birdwell finished first at the 2018 Minnesota Junior Open at Northfork in the Boys 11-13 division. He also finished T8 at the 2019 Players Tour "Open" Championship. Spear finished fourth in the 2020 Des Moines Junior. He also finished third in the 2020 Eastern Iowa Junior.
John Guerra of St. Louis, Missouri, finished the first round in third. He carded five birdies throughout the round. Guerra finished 10th at the 2019 Gateway PGA Junior Tour Championship.