Defending champions Chelsea Sedlar and Kate Billings hold a one-shot lead after the first day of the NHGA Women's Team Championship at the Mount Washington Resort.

Sedlar and Billings had a two-over-par 74, one stroke ahead of last year’s second-place team, Amy Peters and Betsy Knights.

Margaret McCabe and Lorie Ruland top the net leaderboard with a net 10-under-par 62.

The final round is Thursday.