Cash leads US women's hoops team over Ros Casares
MONTE DI PROCIDA, Italy - Swin Cash scored 17 points and Renee Montgomery added 16 to help the United States to a 78-68 victory over Ros Casares Valencia on Saturday night.
Cash earned MVP honors for the tournament which the Americans (2-0) won. Tina Charles had 15 points and Griner added 10 for the U.S., which is on a 12-day training tour of Europe.
The U.S. led 21-15 after the first quarter and expanded the advtange to 13 before Ros Casares cut it to 44-40 at the half.
The Americans saw its lead down to one in the third quarter before Griner keyed a 10-4 run to make it 66-59 at the end of the period. The U.S. wouldn't let its opponents get within six the rest of the game.
Ann Wauters had 26 points and 16 rebounds to lead Ros Casares (1-1).