Angela Zhang of Bellevue, Washington, took the lead of the Girls Division after the first round of play at 7-under-par 65. The seventh grader is the youngest in the field and No.159 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. Zhang finished second at the 2021 AJGA Junior at Palouse Ridge.
Amber Li of Bellevue, Washington, and Kasey Maralack of Snoqualmie, Washington, sit in second place at 4-under-par 68.
Austin Hofferkamp of The Woodlands, Texas, Joshua Lavely of Kewadin, Michigan, and Johnnie Clark of Mesa, Arizona all sit atop the Boys Division at 6-under-par 66. Hofferkamp was the medalist at the qualifier for the 2021 AJGA Junior All-Star at Urbana. Lavely carded seven birdies and an eagle on No. 5. Clark carded eight birdies and an eagle on No. 11.
Andrew Ramos of Blaine, Minnesota, Calder Overfelt of Newport Beach, California, Robert Keilch of Newport Beach, California, Ty Anderson of Spokane, Washington, and JP English of Ponte Vedra, Florida are all one stroke back at 5-under-par 67.