Carlsbad, CA (Sports Network) - Beatriz Recari carded a steady 3-under 69 on Saturday to hang on to the top spot at the Kia Classic.
Recari, whose lone LPGA victory came at the 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge, finished three rounds at Aviara Golf Club at 11-under-par 205.
Karrie Webb stumbled to a pair of bogeys over her last two holes en route to a 2-under 70 to fall into sole possession of second place at 9-under-par 207, while Paula Creamer (71) and I.K. Kim (70) shared third place at minus-8.
Newly-crowned world No. 1 Stacy Lewis finished her third round with a 3-under 69 to move into a tie for fifth with Lizette Salas (70) and Cristie Kerr (71) at 7-under.
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