Jay Brooks of Boca Raton, Florida, put on a clinic through the front-nine collecting five birdies and one eagle for a 29 total. The University of Florida commit leads the Boys Division with an impressive 8-under-par 64 after 18 holes. Brooks is looking for his fifth career top-10 finish.
Will King of Olathe, Kansas, is in second with a 6-under-par 66 through the first round. Andrew Spaulding of Spring, Texas, and Jordan Verge of Bozeman, Montana, are tied for third with a five-under-par 67 through the first round. Rocco Salvitti of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and Jaren Calkins of Lander, Wyoming, are tied for fifth with a 4-under-par 68 through the first round.
Kexin Guan of (China) Irvine, California, is tied for the lead of the Girls Division after the first round with a 2-under-par 70 on the day. The 2023 graduate is aiming for her sixth consecutive top-10 finish.
Bridget O'Keefe of Palo Alto, California, shares the lead with a 2-under-par 70 today. The 2022 graduate is looking for her eighth career top-10 finish.
Emma Bryant of Aurora, Colorado, and Kayla Sam of Anaheim Hills, California, are tied for third with a even-par 72.