Ximena Benites of (Peru) Trujillo, Peru, and Erica Lee of Arcadia, California, are co-leaders in the Girls Division with a score of 1-under-par 69. Benites shined bright with six birdies on the round. She earned the Qualifier Medalist honors earlier this week for the #UHYDetroitJr.
Lee also had six birdies on the day. She has been named a Champion four times in 2021 with two of her titles being from the AJGA. She earned her AJGA wins within two weeks of each other.
In third place with a score of even-par 70, is Kate Brody of Grand Blanc, Michigan. Brody had a bogey-free front nine and had three birdies on the round.
Jack Schoenberger of Milton, Georgia, leads the Boys Division with a score of 4-under-par 66. He had six birdies. Schoenberger had a top-10 finish at the 2021 Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands.
In second and third place with scores of 3-under-par 67 and 2-under-par 68 are Jason Gordon of Northbrook, Illinois, and Ryan Banas of Winnetka, Illinois, respectively. Gordon had a near-perfect round with one bogey and four birdies. Banas had five birdies.
Carter Housler of Lansing, Michigan, and Ian Fritz of Las Vegas, Nevada, share fourth place with a score of 1-under-par 69. Housler had six birdies while Fritz had two accompanied by a bogey-less front nine.