Hammon helps Silver Stars capture sixth straight winJul 21, 2007 - 2:25 AM SAN ANTONIO (Ticker) -- All-Star Becky Hammon scored 18 points to lead all five starters in double figures as the San Antonio Silver Stars posted an 81-71 victory over the Sacramento Monarchs on Friday.
Sophia Young had 15 points and seven rebounds and Ruth Riley added 11 points and three blocks as the Silver Stars won their sixth straight game.
San Antonio shot 51 percent (29-of-57) from the field and made 11 of 16 from 3-point range.
San Antonio pulled away for good in the third quarter behind a 17-6 burst, capped by Camille Little's driving layup with 3:23 remaining for a 58-48 advantage.
Kara Lawson netted 16 points off the bench and Ticha Penicheiro chipped in 11 for the Monarchs, who shot 44 percent (26-of-58) and forced 15 turnovers.
SAN ANTONIO 77 FINAL
Jul 20 9:52 PM
SAN ANTONIO 61 END, 3RD QTR
Jul 20 9:29 PM
SAN ANTONIO 40 HALFTIME
Jul 20 8:52 PM
SAN ANTONIO 17 END, 1ST QTR
Jul 20 8:27 PM
- WNBA's Dan Hughes enters last season as San Antonio coach May 13
- Fever's Catchings cherishing every moment of farewell tour May 11
- Army star Kelsey Minato gets a chance to play in WNBA May 7
- UConn trio look to make history at WNBA draft Apr 14
- WNBA star Tamika Catchings interns at NBA offices Feb 6
- Dearica Hamby scores 15 points, Stars beat Storm 59-58 Sep 13
- Stars-Storm Preview Sep 12
- Odyssey Sims scores 27, Shock clinch West's third seed Sep 8
- Stars-Shock Preview Sep 7
- A week to go and the Eastern Conference is still tight Sep 7
- Brittney Griner scores 22 points, Mercury beat Stars 82-52 Sep 5
- Mercury-Stars Preview Sep 5