Scott Schlader of Phoenix, Arizona, carded a 3-under-par 69 to be the first round leader. During the round, he had six birdies. Schlader has signed a National Letter of Intent with Marquette University and he has one top-10 finish at the 2018 AJGA Junior at Big Sky.
Max Lyons of Peoria, Arizona, and Braeden Sladek of Alexandria, Minnesota, are T2 after the first round. Lyons carded three birdies throughout the 18-holes. Sladek finished fifth at the 2020 GreatLIFE Junior Challenge by Sanford Health.
After the first round, there is a six-way tie for the lead with 1-over-par 73.
- Leila Raines of Galena, Ohio (2020)
- Avery Zweig of McKinney, Texas (2025)
- Ashleigh Park of Irvine, California (2020)
- Sydney Seigel of Scottsdale, Arizona (2021)
- Claire Xu of Federal Way, Washington (2021)
- Anya Mathur of Scottsdale Arizona (2025)