Hill, Mystics use big 2nd quarter to beat Sky 97-63

Washington cruises past Chicago (0:59)

Elena Delle Donne records 11 points and seven rebounds against her former team as the Mystics rout the Sky 97-63. (0:59)

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Tayler Hill scored 10 of her 17 points in the decisive second quarter and the Washington Mystics cruised to a 97-63 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday.

Kristi Tolliver scored all of her 16 points in the first half, Tianna Hawkins added 15 points and Natasha Cloud scored a season-high 12 points for Washington (8-5).

Ivory Latta hit jumper as time expired in the first quarter, sparking an 18-0 run that gave the Mystics a 46-27 lead with six minutes left in the first half. Washington outscored the Sky 31-7 in the second quarter -- Chicago's lowest-scoring quarter of the season -- and took a 61-34 lead into the break. The Mystics set season bests for points scored in a quarter, fewest points allowed in a quarter and most points scored in a half.

Allie Quigley hit a season-high four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points for Chicago (3-10). The Sky are winless in six home games this season.

Mystics coach Mike Thibault returned to bench after missing Friday's 93-76 loss to Minnesota to attend his father's funeral.


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