Recap - Mystics Defeat New York 91-81
|Recap - Mystics Defeat New York 91-81|
The Liberty were burned for 32 points by Matee Ajavon on Saturday as the Mystics picked up a 91-81 win at Verizon Center.
The Mystics were a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 147.5.
Washington got 20 points from Crystal Langhorne and another 10 points from Kelly Miller. Matee Ajavon contributed 5 assists, while Crystal Langhorne cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New York got 21 points from Cappie Pondexter in a losing cause and another 20 points from Plenette Pierson. Cappie Pondexter contributed 7 assists for the Liberty, while Quanitra Hollingsworth had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 50-38 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 32 boards, while New York only had 20.
Washington heads into a battle against the Dream. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.