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Angel McCoughtry with the assist to Erika de Souza as part of a 18-6 run in the fourth quarter to push the Dream past the Mystics. (Photo by Kelly Kline)
Angel McCoughtry with the assist to Erika de Souza as part of a 18-6 run in the fourth quarter to push the Dream past the Mystics. (Photo by Kelly Kline)

Dream down Mystics in Game 3, advance to East finals

By The Sports Network
September 23, 2013 - 11:03pm

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Erika de Souza netted 10 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter of the Atlanta Dream's 80-72 win over the Washington Mystics in the deciding Game 3 of their WNBA Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Tiffany Hayes added 18 points as well for the Dream, who trailed 57-55 after three quarters of play but began the final frame on a 14-2 run to seize control of the contest.

Atlanta, which is in the Eastern Conference finals for the third time in four years, will play the fourth-seeded and defending WNBA champion Indiana Fever, who took out the top-seeded Chicago Sky in two games. That series will begin Thursday in Atlanta.

The Dream held a commanding 39-24 advantage on the glass.

Monique Curry had 22 points to lead the Mystics, who led 22-20 after a quarter of play and 41-39 at the break.

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