Cherokee Bluff's Alisa Pressley carded a first-round total of 2-over par 74 to claim a one-shot lead in the Class 3A girls state championship meet Monday at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomson.
After the first round, North Hall's girls stood in third place, 46 shots behind first-place Pierce County
In Class 3A boys, North Hall's Colin Henderson fired a first-round, even-par 72 at Bartram Trail in Evans.
He's tied with Cherokee Bluff's Caleb Vancil for sixth overall.
The Bears are in third place with a first-day total of 24-over par, 29-strokes behind first-place Westminster.
The final 18 holes of all state championship meets are Tuesday.