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Perrine Delacour, the leader after day three, uses a wedge from the fairway on the 18th hole. (Photo courtesy of Ralph Kuhnley)

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Perrine Delacour of France has taken the Kingsmill Championship by storm, and now sits atop the leaderboard heading into the final day of competition.

Delacour, who is ranked No. 321 in the Rolex Rankings, birdied two of the final three holes to finish Saturday with a 4-under 67, taking her to 11-under for the tournament.

For Delacour, who has only made a cut once this season, heading into the final day of competition in the lead is a new experience that will almost certainly come with its share of nerves.

"I think tomorrow I will be nervous because that's the first time in the lead," she said. "So I'm going to be nervous, but I'll try to do my best, and we'll see after 18 holes."

Delacour's ascension into first place was, in part, sparked by the late collapse of rookie Alison Lee, who led for most of Saturday.

Lee brought her aggregate score as low as 13-under par on Saturday before a bogey and double bogey on the 16th and 17th holes, respectively, dropped her into second place at 10-under par overall.

"I am disappointed," Lee said. "I was on the 18th tee looking at the scoreboard and seeing that I'm not leading the tournament anymore, but that stuff happens. You know, anything can happen tomorrow. It's still another day. It's not over."

Paula Creamer, who sits tied with So Yeon Ryu and Minjee Lee in third place at 9-under par, has drawn some of the largest crowds of the tournament, but for the most part has been biding her time on the course.

After scoring an even par on Friday, Creamer began chasing down the leaders. Creamer scored a 5-under 66 on Saturday, her best round of the tournament thus far.

Creamer is now in prime striking position heading into Sunday, looking to earn her first top-five finish since the 2014 HSBC Women's Champions.

"Playing in a final group or the last two groups, that's always fun," she said. It's good to have my game where I want it to be. I have a lot of confidence, even though I've got to go work on some things, but this is fun."

Kelly Tan played the round of the day, shooting a bogey free 6-under 65 on Saturday. After starting the day at even par, Tan now sits in good position to earn a top-10 finish.

The final day of the Kingsmill Championship looks to be a good one, with nine golfers within four strokes of first place.

To see the full leaderboard after three days of play, click here.

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