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Latta helps Mystics beat Liberty

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Ivory Latta scored 10 of her 15 points late in the fourth quarter to lift the Washington Mystics over the New York Liberty, 68-60, on Friday.

Kia Vaughn and Jelena Milovanovic each added 14 points for the Mystics, who improved to 2-2 on the young season.

Cappie Pondexter ended with 20 points for the Liberty (2-3), who got 12 points from Anna Cruz. Tina Charles was limited to eight points and seven rebounds.

Trailing 54-52 with 6:02 to play, the Mystics went on a 12-2 run. Latta tallied seven points during the surge, including a floater with 2:11 left to make it 64-56.

New York closed within four, but Latta made a 3-pointer to make it 67-60 with 26.9 seconds left.

05/30 21:23:29 ET