Calen Sanderson of Newtown, Pennsylvania, leads the Boys Division after the first round with a score of even-par 72. He had three birdies on the round. Sanderson has verbally committed to the University of Notre Dame.
Billy Abdow of Duluth, Georgia, Sebastian Beaver of Ridgefield, Connecticut, and Matthew Santini of Mississaugua, Ontario, Canada, share second with a score of 1-over-par 73. They all had two birdies on the front nine.
Andre Zhu of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, and Dylan Gallagher of New York, share fifth with a score of 2-over-par 74. Zhu had five birdies on the round.
Kexin Guan of (China) Irvine, California, leads the Girls Division after the first round at even-par 72. Guan had four birdies on the round, and is currently No. 45 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. She has two AJGA tournament wins.
In second place at 2-over-par 74 is Vanessa Zhang of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Zhang has seven top-20 finishes in AJGA events and had four birdies on the round.
Tied for third place at 3-over-par 75 is Hadley Ashton of Eerie, Colorado, Jacinda Lee of Camas, Washington, and Kelly Zhao of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Lee had three birdies on the round, and Ashton and Zhao had two.