WASHINGTON (AP) - Sophia Young scored all 18 of her points in the second half and the San Antonio Silver Stars defeated the Washington Mystics 78-73 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
Becky Hammon added 17 points for the Silver Stars (10-5), who have won three consecutive road games and six straight in Washington.
After missing her first three field goal attempts including her first in the second half, Young got hot during a 17-4 third-quarter run as the Silver Stars turned a tie score into a 55-42 lead.
San Antonio's leading scorer on the season made six straight shots. Young made her only two attempts in the fourth quarter.
Monique Currie led the Mystics (3-11) with 15 points.