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Chennedy Carter and rookie Angel Reese lead the Chicago Sky to a 79-71 win against the Washington Mystics, who fall to 0-10


WASHINGTON — Chennedy Carter scored a season-high 25 points off the bench, rookie Angel Reese had 16 points, 11 rebounds and five steals and the Chicago Sky beat the winless Washington Mystics 79-71 on Thursday night.

The Sky (4-5) handed the Mystics their 10th straight loss, tied for the fourth longest skid to start a season in WNBA history.

The Mystics scored just 27 points in the second half and finished with 24 turnovers.

Reese was ejected from her previous game Tuesday after receiving a second technical foul that the league rescinded a day later. On Thursday, the No. 7 draft pick made a steal and converted a layup at the other end while being fouled to give the Sky a 60-54 lead with 50 seconds left in the third quarter.

After the game, Reese embraced her former LSU coach, Kim Mulkey, who was sitting courtside.

Rookie Aaliyah Edwards set season highs with 23 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks for the Mystics. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 11 points and Ariel Atkins 10.

Late in the fourth quarter, Isabelle Harrison made a basket, and the Sky stole the inbounds pass, leading to a Carter layup and a 72-66 lead. Carter added another layup on a breakaway to make it 74-66.

Harrison added 14 points and Marina Mabrey had 10 for the Sky, who made 1 of 14 3-pointers and shot 38% overall.

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