Mystics
Shock
58 - 66 Final
  for this game

Smith guides Shock past Mystics

Jul 22, 2007 - 2:15 AM AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (Ticker) -- Katie Smith scored 13 points and pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds to lead the Detroit Shock to a 66-58 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday.

Deanna Nolan added 12 and Katie Feenstra and Plenette Pierson scored each 10 off the Shock bench.

The Shock (17-5) took an 11-point lead in the first quarter after Smith spurred an 11-0 run. Detroit led by as many as 17 in the game and didn't trail by fewer than eight points after taking control.

The Mystics (9-13) opened the second half with an 11-4 run capped by DeLisha Milton-Jones' 3-point shot and closed the gap to 33-24 but couldn't complete the comeback.

Washington's Alana Beard led all scorers with 16 points and Nakia Sanford added 11.

Detroit set a franchise record by allowing just 13 points in the first half. The Shock led, 29-13, at halftime.

Washington shot just 19 percent in the first half and sank 1-of-9 3-point attempts.








  • WNBA
    WASHINGTON 52
    DETROIT 60 FINAL

    Jul 21 9:44 PM


  • WNBA
    WASHINGTON 34
    DETROIT 48 END, 3RD QTR

    Jul 21 9:06 PM


  • WNBA
    WASHINGTON 13
    DETROIT 29 HALFTIME

    Jul 21 8:22 PM


  • WNBA
    WASHINGTON 6
    DETROIT 17 END, 1ST QTR

    Jul 21 7:56 PM