With the final round looming, Patrick Adler of Winnetka, Illinois, and Braeden Sladek of Alexandria, Minnesota, are tied for first at 4-under-par 140. Adler's round was one shot off the all-time tournament low of 6-under-par 66. Sladek birdied the final four holes consecutively to roar into the top spot.
In third place is Chi-Chun Chen of (Taiwan) Tainan, Taiwan, at 2-under-par 142. Gage Winkler of Chatsworth, Georgia, is in fourth at even-par 144, while three players, Ben DeLaRosa of Dallas, Texas, Noah Zyung of Glenview, Illinois, and Charles Erlandson of Verona, Wisconsin, are tied for fifth at 2-over-par 146.
The Girls Division is also in a stalemate at the top, with Caiyi (Flora) Zhang of (China) Bradenton, Florida, and Jacinda Lee of Camas, Washington, each at 1-over-par 145. Zhang, a 2020 Rolex Junior All-American, is No. 96 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings. Lee is seeking her very first junior golf win.
Anya Mathur of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Katherine Lemke of Geneva, Illinois, are tied for third place at 3-over-par 147.