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Williams leads Dream to a home win over the Aces

Elizabeth Williams of the Dream.  AJC file photo.
Elizabeth Williams of the Dream. AJC file photo.

Elizabeth Williams had 20 points, eight rebounds and a career-high eight blocks in the Dream's 78-74 home victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday night.

The Dream (8-25) took their first lead at 63-62 on Marie Gulich's layup with 5:10 left. Renee Montgomery's 3-pointer made it 68-62 and capped a 9-0 run for Atlanta.

A'ja Wilson made a pair of free throws to pull the Aces to 76-74 with 23 seconds left, but Alex Bentley answered with a pair of free throws four seconds later and Las Vegas missed its final three shots.

Wilson scored 19 points for Las Vegas.

The Dream finishes the season with a home game against the New York Liberty at 4 p.m. Sunday.