Quantcast

Langhorne, Harding lead Mystics over Monarchs

Courtesy of the Associated Press | 7/26/2009, 7:32 p.m.

Crystal Langhorne scored 19 points and Lindsey Harding added 16 to lead the Washington Mystics to an 87-73 victory over the Sacramento Monarchs on Sun. July 26 at the Verizon Center.

Langhorne shot 7 of 11 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds. Harding scored 10 points in the first quarter, including an end-to-end driving layup that gave Washington a 30-13 lead after one quarter.

The Mystics (9-7) built a 17-point lead in the first quarter and cruised to their second straight win. They also ended an eight-game losing streak against Sacramento. Kara Lawson scored 16 points to lead the Monarchs (4-15), who never got within seven points in the second half. DeMya Walker had 13 points and Nicole Powell added 11.

Chasity Melvin scored four straight points, and Monique Currie's 3-pointer with 2:17 left secured the victory. Currie finished with 12 points and Melvin added 10.

Nicole Powell scored 11 points for the Monarchs, and Crystal Kelly had 10.


Sign Up for Our Email Edition


Social Media