Recap - Mystics Defeat New York 66-57
|Recap - Mystics Defeat New York 66-57|
Washington got 16 points from Matee Ajavon en route to a 66-57 victory over New York on Friday at Prudential Center.
The Mystics were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 151.5.
Washington got 14 points from Crystal Langhorne and another 12 points from Tierra Ruffin-Pratt. Ivory Latta contributed 7 assists, while Monique Currie cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Liberty got a 14-point performance from Katie Smith, who was supported by 10 points from Cappie Pondexter. Alex Montgomery had 5 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Kara Braxton grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Mystics hit the break trailing 34-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 36 boards, while Washington only had 31.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Dream. The Liberty will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.