Monarchs slip past Sun

Monarchs slip past Sun

The Sacramento Monarchs won a hard-fought 81-79 match against the Connecticut Sun Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Sacramento won the game as a 5-point underdog, while the combined 160 points sailed OVER the posted total of 144.

Kara Lawson led the way with 21 points and six rebounds, while shooting 9-for-17 from the field for the Monarchs.

Lindsay Whalen and Asjha Jones each tossed in 17 points in a losing effort for the Sun.