Eric Lee of Fullerton, California, leads the Boys Division by two strokes at 5-under-par 67. Lee shot five birdies and an eagle on the day. Lee played bogey-free golf on the front nine, and finished the front nine with an eagle on No. 9. Lee's best finish was third place at the Se Ri Pak Junior Championship in 2019. The 2023 graduate has been competing in AJGA tournaments since 2018.
Sihao Cong of Irvine, California, and Logan Kim of La Canada Flintridge, California, are T2 at 3-under-par 69. Ian Maspat of San Diego, California, Patrick Hong of Los Angeles, California, and Drew Kim of Pleasanton, California, are T4 at 2-under-par 70.
Sophie Zhang-Murphy of Saratoga, California, leads the Girls Division with a score of 7-under-par 65. Zhang-Murphy played bogey-free golf on the day. She tallied seven birdies including two out of the last three holes. Zhang-Murphy has two AJGA victories in her career including the 2019 AJGA Junior at Palo Alto and the 2017 AJGA Junior All-Star at Talbot supported by The Frana Family.
Lauren Gomez of San Diego, California, is in second place with a 6-under-par 66. Zoe Antoinette Campos of Valencia, California, is in third place with a 4-under-par 68.