Silver Stars down Mercury

Silver Stars down Mercury

Sophia Young poured in 24 points to help the San Antonio Silver Stars rally for a 92-91 win over the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of their Western Conference first-round playoff series Thursday night.

San Antonio won the game as a slight 1.5-point underdog, while the 183 points made it OVER the posted total of 177.5.

Edwidge Lawson-Wade added 16 points, and Becky Hammon chipped in with 13 points for the Silver Stars.

Penny Taylor led the Mercury with 18 points, and Diana Tarausi added 15 in a losing effort.