Mystics end Dream's 5-game win streak, 86-79
ATLANTA (AP) Tayler Hill scored 17 points and the Washington Mystics led the entire second half to beat Atlanta 86-79 on Sunday, ending the Dream's five-game winning streak.
The Mystics (3-6) took the lead for good late in the first half and pushed ahead 52-43 by opening the third quarter with eight straight points. Atlanta got as close as 67-62 early in the fourth, but Washington answered with a 12-3 run.
Washington, ranked No. 9 in the AP WNBA power poll, ended a three-game losing streak.
Emma Meesseman had 15 points and Ivory Latta scored 12 for the Mystics. Meesseman surpassed 1,000 career points in the first quarter and Stefanie Dolson had eight points, 12 rebounds and three blocks.
Angel McCoughtry had 28 points and Elizabeth Williams 21 – both season highs – to lead the Dream (6-2), ranked third in the power poll.