Rianne Malixi of (Philippines) San Bernardino, California found herself at the top of the leaderboard once again, earning qualifier medalist honors with a 1-under-par 71. Malixi's round included a total of four birdies. The triumph continues what has been a scorching stretch of golf for the 14-year-old . Just two weeks prior in her first ever AJGA event, Malixi swept the hardware at the Se Ri Pak Desert Junior earning qualifier medalist honors before going on to win the tournament.
Girls Qualified Into Tournament:
- Rianne Malixi of (Philippines), San Bernardino, California (2025)
- Joyce Zhang of Milpitas, California (2025)
- Celine Ho of San Jose, California (2023)
In the Boys Division it was Lequan Wang of (China) San Mateo, California, leading the way with a 3-under-par 69. Wang carded four birdies on the day, including three in a four hole stretch from Nos. 7-10. Wang earned a top-10 finish earlier this month at the 2021 Se Ri Pak Desert Junior with rounds of 72-71-73--216.
Boys Qualified Into Tournament:
- Lequan Wang of (China) San Mateo, California (2024)
- Jack Jerge of Pleasant Hill, California (2023)
- Ryan Firpo of Davis, California (2023)
- Jonathan Kim of Cupertino, California (2026)
- Akira Ransi of Folsom, California (2025)
- Jinuk Choi of (South Korea) Buena Park, California (2024)