WNBA Report: Suntop Storm takes its third straight win

Seattle – Jonquil Jones scored 25 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals, Dewan Bonner and Breonna Jones added 21 points each and the Connecticut Sun recovered to beat the Seattle Storm 93-86 on Sunday.

Alyssa Thomas scored eight points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and Dejonay Carrington added 12 points for Connecticut (9-3).

Storm led up to 13 points in the first half and led 63-53 late in the third quarter. Bonner made two free throws to make it 67-61 before she and Carrington scored 3 consecutive throws and Jonkel Jones added another to give the Sun their first lead since 2-0. Izzy Magbigor answered with a throw-in for Seattle to make it 69-all with 7:33 to play but Jones and Bonner combined to score 12 points in the 15-2 round over the next 3 1/2 minutes.

Magbigor scored 19 points, Sue Bird added 17 and made six assists for the Seattle game (5-5). Jeel Lloyd scored 16 points and seven assists, and Brenna Stewart scored 12 points.

Dream 75, fever 66

Nia Coffey scored 16 points and 10 rebounds — her second double-double of the season and third in her six-year career — Ryan Howard also scored 16 points and Dream beat the fever.

Ari MacDonald scored 12 points, and Cheyenne Parker added 11 points for Dream (7-4).

Kelsey Mitchell hit a drag jump for Indiana (3-10) to open the scoring but Parker and Erica Wheeler made back-to-back baskets to give Dream the lead forever with 8:27 left in the first quarter. Atlanta led 29-26 at the end of the first half before Dream scored 32 points in the third quarter – their highest scoring period of the season – to move up 17 points to fourth.

Mitchell hit three three-pointers and led Fever with 20 points on a 7 of 14 shot.

Sky 91, Mystix 82

Emma Messiman scored 13 points with six assists, five steals and four rebounds against her old team, Candice Parker scored a double and Skye beat the Mystics.

The Sky dominated in the third quarter, beating the Mystics 31-22 to lead 67-56 when Dana Evans fired a half-court shot on the bell.

Qahlia Cooper leads Sky (7-3) with 15 points, and Parker has four shy three-passes with 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Evans scored 12 points.

It was the second win over the Mystics (7-5) for Sky this season and they will go on Wednesday in Washington. The Mystics are hoping coach Mike Tybolt and assistant coach Shelley Patterson will return after they missed the match due to health and safety protocols. Associated Head Coach Eric Thibault was the acting coach.

Mystics top scorer Elena Delle Dawn sat down to rest.

Ace 84, Wings 78

Kelsey Bloom scored a career high with 32 points, Chelsea Gray added 18 and the Aces beat the wings.

Derica Hamby added 12 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Las Vegas team, which Jackie Young missed through injury.

He hit a plum with a 3 to give Aces a 75-67 lead with 56 seconds left. Alisha Gray answered with a 3 for Dallas after about 5 seconds but Bloom and Gray made four free throws from there to lock it out.

Las Vegas (10-2) has won eight of its last nine games.

Alisha Gray finished with 24 points and nine rebounds for Dallas (6-5).

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Skylar Diggins Smith scored a season high of 29 points on 10 of 16 shots to lead Mercury to victory over the Sparks.

Diana Torassi finished with 19 points and seven assists for Mercury (3-8), who finished seven consecutive games of defeats. Diamond Deshields scored 11 points, Shi Bedi scored 10 points and two steals.

Nika Ogomeki scored 19 points and had seven rebounds over Sparks (5-7). No other Sparks player has scored more than eight. Britney Sykes scored 14 points, four rebounds and three assists off the bench. Reserve Chenedy Carter added 10 points and three assists.