Thursday afternoon, Chicago Sky battled the Dallas Wings in a single-elimination first round matchup. Kahleah Copper’s 23 points and Candace Parker’s double-double lift the Sky over the Wings in their 81-64 win.
Chicago came into the game hot as can be and held a first half lead 44-29. Dallas answered back. Satou Sabally lead the Wings’ third quarter charger dropping eight points. Wings outscored Sky 21-11 in the third and brought the game within five points. The Chicago Sky were to much too handle and wrapped up the game 26-14 in the final quarter which sealed their victory.
Arike Ogunbowale scored a team-high 22 points for the Wings.
Sky will play the winner of Minnesota Lynx/Seattle Storm in another single-elimination game.
- Kahleah Copper– 23 points (10/14 FG), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, steal, 4 turnovers
- Candace Parker– 11 points (5/15 FG), 15 rebounds (2 offensive), 7 assists, 3 steals, 4 turnovers
- Courtney Vandersloot– 17 points (6/11 FG), 8 rebounds (3 offensive), 6 assists, a turnover
- Allie Quigley– 15 points (6/14 FG, 5/5 FT), 2 rebounds (2 offensive), 3 assists, a turnover