Hillgrove sits in third place at 25-over par, 313 after the first round of the boys Class AAAAAAA boys championship at Hamilton Mill Golf Club in Dacula.
Adam Borowski, Richard Borowski and Connor Hixson led the Hawks with 78s. Chase Carlin was just behind with a 79.
Walton and North Gwinnett were two shots further back to tie for fourth.
Leading the Raiders was Matthew Feste’s 74, which put him in seventh place in the individual tournament, and Matthew Giesler’s 76 left him tied for eighth.
Cherokee’s Steve Kibare led all individuals with a first round 69. North Cobb’s Robbie Rainey shot 79 and is tied for 20th.
West Forsyth leads the pack, shooting a team score of 304 in the first round. Cherokee is in second at 311. Woodstock is tied for seventh at 321.
At the Class AAAAAAA girls championship at Chimney Oaks Golf Club in Homer, Walton ended the day in seventh place with a first-round score of 262, 31 shots off of first place Lambert.
Mackensie Kasetta led the Lady Raiders with an 80, putting her in a tie with Lambert’s Morgan Boutwell and Tift County’s Maggie Harrelson for ninth place in the individual tournament.
Caterina Cutter shot an 89 and Audrey Stasko shot a 93.
Mount Paran Christian is tied with Christian Heritage for second place in the Class A-private shooting a team score of 12-over par at Green Island Country Club in Columbus.
Brookstone leads at 11-over par, 295.
Parker Rostowksy is tied for second in the individual standings with a 71, and Connery Meyer is tied for ninth place with a 73.
Walker’s Patrick Reddick shot 74 and is tied for 13th. North Cobb Christian’s Zach Kirckich shot 85.
Walker sits in eighth place at 41-over par, 183 in the girls Class A-Private tournament, also being played at Green Island. Darlington finished the day atop the standings with a team score of 14-over par.
Leading the Lady Wolverines is Anna Klass who shot 91 to finish the day in 17th place and Ella Stoll is just behind, tied for 18th at 92.