Melena Barrientos of Plano, Texas, leads the Girls Division after the first round of the KJ Choi Foundation Texas Junior Championship at 3-under-par 69. She had five birdies on the day, with three on the front nine and two on the back. The Clemson University commit has a five-shot lead heading into the final round.
Avery Zweig of McKinney, Texas, is in second at 1-over-par 73. Kynadie Adams of Nashville, Tennessee, Symran Shah of Carrollton, Texas, and Savannah Barber of Fort Worth, Texas, are tied for third at 2-over-par 74.
Zach Heffernan of Boerne, Texas, leads the Boys Division at 3-under-par 69. He was bogey-free for the round, including three birdies. Heffernan has signed a National Letter of Intent to play college golf a Baylor University.
Tied for second are Evan Vo of Austin, Texas, Jase Summy of Keller, Texas, and Treed Huang of Katy, Texas. They stand at 2-under-par 70.