Mystics pull away in 4th, beat Fever 76-62
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tayler Hill had 11 of her 16 points in the second half and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 76-62 on Wednesday night.
Washington (7-7) never trailed after scoring the first points of the second half and pulled away with a 15-5 run to start the fourth quarter.
Emma Meesseman and Ivory Latta added 12 points each and Stefanie Dolson scored 10. The Mystics — No. 5 in the AP WNBA power poll — have won five of their last six, including back-to-back victories at home after dropping five straight at the Verizon Center to start the season.
Lynetta Kizer scored 18 to lead the eighth-ranked Fever (5-9). Erica Wheeler and Tamika Catchings had 10 points each.
Indiana had its largest lead at 27-18 on Catchings’ basket with 6:45 left in the second quarter. Washington scored the next 10 and the teams went back-and-forth for the rest of the half.