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Pettis Propels Mercury To Win

By Associated Press

WNBA

Bridget Pettis scored 18 points Wednesday night to lead the visiting Phoenix Mercury to a 69-54 victory over the Sacramento Monarchs.

Mercury 69, Monarchs 54

At Sacramento

Phoenix (69) - Webb 2-3 2-3 6, Foster 1-3 5-8 7, Gillom 6-11 2-2 15, Pettis 5-11 7-8 18, Timms 2-8 3-4 9, Askamp 3-5 5-5 11, Jackson 0-1 0-0 0, Hagiwara 1-2 0-0 3, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Lieberman-Cline 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-44 24-30 69.

Sacramento (54) - Gordon 4-6 0-0 8, Byars 2-6 0-2 4, McGee 1-5 0-0 2, Bolton-Holifield 5-18 2-2 12, Tremitiere 0-0 0-0 0, Yasen 4-7 2-4 10, Abraham 4-5 0-0 8, Savasta 3-6 0-2 8, Graves 1-1 0-0 2, Viglione 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-54 4-10 54.

Halftime-Phoenix 31, Sacramento 25. 3-Point goals- Phoenix 5-11, (Timms 2-5, Hagiwara 1-2, Gillom 1-2, Pettis 1-2), Sacramento 2-9, (Savasta 2-3, Bolton-Holifield 0-6). Fouled out-Bolton-Holifield. Rebounds-Phoenix 34 (Foster 11), Sacramento 32 (Yasen 5). Assists-Phoenix 17 (Webb 4), Sacramento 16 (Bolton-Holifield 5). Total fouls-Phoenix 17, Sacramento 29. A-10,484.

Sparks 78, Liberty 76

Inglewood, Calif.

Linda Burgess hit two free throws with .4 seconds remaining to lift Los Angeles to its victory over New York.

New York (76) - Lobo 5-12 0-0 10, Johnson 5-12 3-3 13, Hampton 1-4 2-2 4, Weatherspoon 1-2 2-2 4, Witherspoon 12-19 3-4 27, Blades 1-3 0-0 3, Ford 1-2 0-0 2, Trice 2-3 1-2 5, Wicks 4-5 0-1 8. Totals 32-62 11-14 76.

Los Angeles (78) - Zheng 5-7 3-3 13, Colleton 4-8 0-0 9, Leslie 4-7 5-8 13, Toler 7-14 2-3 17, Dixon 5-8 2-2 12, Burgess 2-8 2-2 6, Wideman 0-1 2-2 2, Charles 3-5 0-1 6. Totals 30-58 16-21 78.

Halftime-LA 44, NY 42. 3-Point goals-NY 1-5 (Blades 1-1, Lobo 0-1, Witherspoon 0-3), LA 2-5 (Colleton 1-2, Toler 1-2, Wideman 0-1). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-NY 30 (Johnson, Wicks 5), LA 36 (Zheng 9). Assists-NY 26 (Weatherspoon 12), LA 18 (Toler 6). Total fouls-NY 19, LA 16. A-14,457.

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Tags: basketball

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