- Associated Press - Friday, July 21, 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Skipper Harry Price of Australia continued to lead the Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Race Championship despite taking his first loss of the regatta Thursday.

Price, 21, has won 17 of his 18 races. He lost to Christopher Weis of the Del Rey Yacht Club. Price almost lost to Clare Costanzo of Australia, but she didn’t clear a penalty before Price crossed the finish line.

Christophe Killian of the host Balboa Yacht Club is second with 15 wins Weis and Leonard Takahashi of New Zealand with 14 victories apiece. Will Boulden of Australia has won 11 matches in the 12-boat fleet.

The round robins will conclude Friday.

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