Jayce Hargrove of Lubbock, Texas, carded a 6-under-par 66 to take the Boys Division lead. During his round, he made seven birdies with a bogey-free back nine. Hargrove won the 2018 David Toms Foundation Junior All-Star and has signed a National Letter of Intent with Texas Tech University.
Sean Minor of Columbia, Missouri, had a first-round score of 4-under-par 68 to take the second place position. He finished fifth at the 2020 D.A. Points Junior Open sponsored by Pekin Insurance / UnityPoint Health. Minor is verbally committed to the University of Nevada.
Blake Skornia of St. Louis, Missouri, sits in third with a score of 3-under-par 69. He had an eagle on the par-4 No. 17.
Allyn Stephens of Houston, leads the Girls Division with a 4-under-par 68. She had a bogey-free round where she carded four birdies. Stephens finished T11 at the 2020 AJGA Junior All-Star presented by Bryan College Station Sports & Events. She was a medalist at the 2019 U.S. Girl's Junior Amateur Qualifier.
Brooke Biermann of Wildwood, Missouri, carded a 3-under-par 69 to sit in second place. She was a member of the 2018 AJGA Junior All-Star Team. and she is verbally committed to Michigan State University.
Britta Snyder of Ames, Iowa, finished the first round 2-under-par 70. During her round, she carded six birdies.