ALBANY, Ga. – The Atlanta Dream (2-1) finished its 2019 preseason schedule with a 75-64 loss to the Washington Mystics (1-1) at the Albany Civic Center Friday night.
Guard Tiffany Hayes led the Dream with 15 points in only 19 minutes of action, followed by guard Brittney Sykes with 12 points. Veteran guard Renee Montgomery added eight points, handed out five assists and grabbed four boards.
While the Mystics led the Dream 40-19 heading into halftime, Atlanta outscored Washington 31-18 in the third quarter to cut the deficit to eight entering the fourth frame. The Dream could not muster another comeback like its victory last Tuesday against the Liberty in Connecticut, eventually succumbing to Washington.
The Dream will open the 2019 season against the Dallas Wings on Friday, May 24 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at State Farm Arena.