Matthew Monastero of Leesburg, Virginia, fired a 3-under-par 68 in the first round. The 2021 grad recorded a bogey-free front nine to take a one-stroke lead heading into the second round. The high school junior has verbally committed to the University of Virginia and finished T3 at the Imperial Headwear Junior Classic in 2019.
Rylie Heflin of Avondale, Pennsylvania, leads the Girls Division going into the second round after shooting 3-under-par 70. The high school junior has verbally committed to play golf at Duke University and has an AJGA win at the 2018 AJGA Philadelphia Junior.