- Associated Press - Friday, August 26, 2011

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Epiphanny Prince had 18 points and Sylvia Fowles scored 14 — all in the second half — and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Chicago Sky to an 80-67 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.

Tamera Young added 12 points for Chicago (13-15), which moved 1½ games behind fourth-place Atlanta in the Eastern Conference.

Crystal Langhorne scored 19 points, Kelly Miller had 13 and Matee Ajavon added 12 for the Mystics (5-22), who have lost seven straight.

Fowles, limited to 4:57 of playing time in the first half due to early foul trouble, dominated play in the second half as Chicago pulled away from a 49-49 tie midway through the third quarter.