Last night was a change in momentum for the Aces. Being back on their hometown seemed to fuel the Aces and give them more life in the playoffs. The Las Vegas Aces beat the Washington Mystics in game three 92 to 75.
The Washington Mystics
The Washington Mystics struggled during game three. The first quarter was the only quarter that the Mystics had a led. The three leading ladies from the Mystics are the following; Elena Delle Doone, Emma Meesseman, and Aerial Powers. The 2019 MVP, Elena Delle Donne, led her team in points. Donne played 31 minutes and within those 31 minutes, she scored 22 points, six rebounds, and two assists. Emma Meesseman led her team in rebounds. Meesseman played 28 minutes and within those 28 minutes, she had eight rebounds, three assists, and six points. Aerial Powers led her team in assists. Powers played for 21 minutes and within those 21 minutes, she had three assists, scored 13 points and two rebounds.
The Las Vegas Aces
The Las Vegas Aces dominated game three. They have been playing very close games with the Mystics. The leading ladies from the Aces as the following; Liz Cambage, A’ja Wilson, and Kelsey Plum. Liz Cambage was on fire last night. Cambage led her team in scoring. Cambage played 27 minutes and within those 27 minutes, she scored 28 points, had six rebounds and three assists. A’ja Wilson led her team in rebounds. Wilson played for 35 minutes and within 35 minutes, she had eight rebounds, three assists and scored 21 points. Kelsey Plum led her team in assists. Plum played for 35 minutes and within those 35 minutes, she had nine assists, scored nine points and had seven rebounds.
The Aces and the Mystics will be back in action for game four. That game will take place tomorrow, September 24th at 9 pm. This game will also be in Las Vegas. The change in location seems to help the Aces, let’s see how the Mystics come back.