Morita stays atop leaderboard

KONAN, Kochi Pref. (Kyodo) Rikako Morita carded a 2-under 70 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Yokohama Tire PRGR Ladies Cup.

The 20-year-old Morita, looking for her first career win on the tour, mixed four birdies with two bogeys to reach 7-under 137 at Tosa Country Club in Kochi Prefecture.

South Korean rookie Ahn Sun Ju and Sakura Yokomine tied for second after rounds of 66 and 68, respectively.