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Young, hot-shooting Aces beat Mystics for 7th straight win

Essence Carson, Jackie Young
Posted at 8:32 PM, Aug 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-15 23:32:37-04

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jackie Young had 16 points to lead five Las Vegas players scoring in double figures and the Aces beat the Washington Mystics 88-73 for their seventh consecutive win.

Dearica Hamby had 14 points and five assists for the Aces. Sugar Rodgers shot 4 of 6 from 3-point range and A'ja Wilson had four steals.

The Mystics went scoreless for nearly five minutes as Las Vegas used a 12-0 run to make it 20-10 late in the first quarter and take the lead for good.

The Aces shot 53.8% from the field. Ariel Atkins led the Mystics with 17 points.