Bailey Shoemaker of West Edmeston, New York, shoots 4-under-par 68 in the first round. The University of Southern California commit tallied three birdies and an eagle on her way to an early three stroke lead.
Rounding out the top-three of the Girls Division would be three Floridians. Jieming Yang of Orlando, Florida, finished in second shooting 1-under-par 71 and recorded six birdies. Karoline Tuttle of Lake Mary, Florida, and Jacqueline Putrino of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, finished even-par 72 and in third place.
The top five juniors in the Boys Division are all in first place. Nicholas Prieto of Miami, Florida, Aaron Jarvis of Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, John Daly II of Dardanelle, Arkansas, Jake Springer of Tallahassee, Florida, and Deven Patel of Johns Creek, Georgia are all at the top after a 1-under-par 71 first round.