Taylor and Mercury show their magic against Mystics

Taylor and Mercury show their magic against Mystics

Penny Taylor collected 31 points along with seven rebounds and seven assists to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 77-66 win against the Washington Mystics on Friday night.

The Mercury was listed as a 4-point favorite in this one and had no trouble covering the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted final (136).

Maria Stepanova added 17 points and seven boards for the Mercury, while Anna Deforge scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds.

Alana Beard had 16 points, four rebound and three assists in a losing cause for the Mystics.