Jackie Young and Las Vegas Aces take 1-0 series lead in WNBA Finals

Las Vegas Aces guard Aisha Sheppard (4) slaps hands with guard Jackie Young, center, during the...
Las Vegas Aces guard Aisha Sheppard (4) slaps hands with guard Jackie Young, center, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Phoenix Mercury Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Las Vegas. At right is Las Vegas Aces center Kiah Stokes (41). (AP Photo/Ellen Schmidt)(Ellen Schmidt | AP)
Published: Sep. 11, 2022 at 6:53 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 11, 2022 at 7:33 PM CDT
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LAS VEGAS (WFIE) - Princeton native Jackie Young and the Las Vegas Aces secured an early 1-0 series lead over the Connecticut Sun in the 2022 WNBA Finals following a 67-64 victory in Game 1 on Sunday afternoon.

Young scored 11 points and snagged three rebounds as the Aces won their first WNBA Finals game in franchise history.

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Both teams will square off again in Game 2 on Tuesday night.

Tip-off is slated for 8 p.m. CST.