Recap - Liberty Defeat Washington 69-66
|Recap - Liberty Defeat Washington 69-66|
The Liberty got a 26-point performance from Cappie Pondexter as New York ran past Washington 69-66 on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
New York won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 146.5.
Plenette Pierson had 16 points for New York and Kia Vaughn chipped in with 8 points. Nicole Powell had 5 assists for the Liberty, while Kia Vaughn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Washington got 25 points from Crystal Langhorne in a losing cause and another 12 points from Matee Ajavon. Matee Ajavon contributed 5 assists for the Mystics, while Crystal Langhorne had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 36-27 at the break.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-25.
New York heads into a battle against the Sun. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.