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Delle Donne Scores 21 as Sky Beat Mystics

WGIL Newsroom . State Sports 104

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 21 points, Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 76-65 on Sunday night.

Jamierra Faulkner added 10 points as the Sky won their second straight since Delle Donne returned from Lyme disease. She played 16 minutes after playing 10 in Wednesday’s 87-74 victory over New York.

Chicago moved within a half-game of New York for the fourth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Washington maintained a hold on second place in the East.

The Mystics got within six points early in the fourth quarter, but the Sky later had eight straight for a 69-57 lead with 5:33 to play.

Emma Meesseman scored 17 points while Ivory Latta had 12 for Washington.