Monarchs steal game one of Finals on the road

Monarchs steal game one of Finals on the road

Yolanda Griffith scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Sacramento Monarchs to a 69-65 win over the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday night.

The Monarchs took a 1-0 lead in the WNBA Championship, with game two set to tip off Thursday night in Connecticut.

The Monarchs won this game as 3.5-point underdogs on the road. The combined score of 134 just fell UNDER the posted over/under (134.5).

Nicole Powell added 10 points and five boards in the win for Sacramento.

Nykesha Sales led the Sun with 23 points and four assists.