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Rage Deals Glory Loss Despite Edwards’ 40

Wed., Oct. 29, 1997

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The Philadelphia Rage handed Atlanta its first home loss Tuesday night, 83-71, despite 40 points by the Glory’s player-coach, Teresa Edwards.

It was the third time in her ABL career that Edwards has scored 40 or more points.

Dawn Staley scored 29 to lead the Rage (4-1).

Rage 83, Glory 71

Philadelphia (83) - Frett 0-6 3-4 3, Goodson 6-9 5-5 17, McWilliams 6-10 4-7 16, Marciniak 2-5 0-0 5, Staley 8-11 6-6 29, Sobral 3-8 0-1 6, Cummings 0-0 0-0 0, Morgan 2-6 1-2 7, Aldridge 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-55 19-25 83.

Atlanta (71) - McClain 4-9 2-4 10, Lovelace 4-9 0-1 8, Henderson 3-10 1-2 7, Edwards 13-25 10-10 40, Johnson 1-6 0-0 2, Malcolm 0-1 0-0 0, Freeman 1-5 0-0 2, Conklin 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 27-68 13-17 71.

Philadelphia 22 14 23 24 - 83

Atlanta 18 19 17 17 - 71

3-Point goals-Philadelphia 10-20 (Staley 7-8, Morgan 2-4, Marciniak 1-3, McWilliams 0-1, Sobral 0-4), Atlanta 4-17 (Edwards 4-12, Conklin 0-1, Johnson 0-4). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Philadelphia 46 (McWilliams 10), Atlanta 45 (McClain 7). Assists-Philadelphia 14 (Staley 5), Atlanta 8 (Edwards 4). Total fouls-Philadelphia 18, Atlanta 21. A-1,339 (16,378).

Quest 98, StingRays 72 Long Beach, Calif.

Tonya Edwards scored 14 of her 25 points in the first half as Columbus breezed to a victory over Long Beach.

Columbus (98) - Still 6-12 2-2 14, Smith 5-9 0-1 13, Lloyd 1-5 2-2 4, Johnson 4-7 7-8 16, Edwards 7-14 8-9 25, Tate 5-7 1-2 11, Stires 0-2 1-2 1, Davis 1-2 2-2 5, Thompson 0-2 0-0 0, Roland 1-3 0-0 2, Potthoff 2-2 2-2 7. Totals 32-65 25-30 98.

Long Beach (72) - Davis 2-7 1-2 6, Griffith 4-10 2-4 10, Lacy 2-7 1-1 5, Williams 3-5 1-2 8, Nagy 5-8 5-7 16, Stafford 1-2 2-2 4, McCrimmon 2-7 0-0 4, Wilkerson 1-3 1-2 3, Ruff 3-9 1-2 8, Tunsil 2-2 0-0 4, Bauer 0-0 4-4 4. Totals 25-60 18-26 72.

Columbus 24 27 24 23 - 98

Long Beach 14 17 22 19 - 72

3-Point goals-Columbus 9-14 (Smith 3-4, Edwards 3-6, Johnson 1-1, Davis 1-1, Potthoff 1-1, Roland 0-1), Long Beach 4-11 (Williams 1-1, Davis 1-2, Nagy 1-3, Ruff 1-3, Stafford 0-1, McCrimmon 0-1). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Columbus 37 (Tate 6), Long Beach 39 (Griffith 9). Assists- Columbus 20 (Johnson 8), Long Beach 15 (Nagy 7). Total fouls-Columbus 18, Long Beach 22. A-1,255.



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