Salas vaults into Kingsmill Championship lead


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Williamsburg, VA ( - Lizette Salas fired a 6-under 65 on Saturday to vault into a 3-stroke lead at the Kingsmill Championship.

Salas, who is seeking her first career win on the LPGA Tour, finished 54 holes at Kingsmill Resort & Spa at 13-under-par 200.

Second-round leader Hee Young Park carded a 2-under 69 during her third round to fall into second place at 10-under 203, while Stacy Lewis (70), Lydia Ko (67) and Katherine Kirk (68) shared third at minus-8.

Lewis and Ko can each claim the world No. 1 ranking with a win this week.

Former world No. 1 Yani Tseng (68), Lexi Thompson (70) and Pornanong Phatlum (66) are tied for sixth at 7-under.


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