PHOENIX (AP) _ Jennifer Gillom scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half and the Phoenix Mercury remained unbeaten with a 69-54 victory over the Washington Mystics on Monday night.

Toni Foster scored 13 points for the Mercury (3-0), who have won their last six regular-season games dating to last season, and Umeki Webb added 11. Gillom added a team-high 11 rebounds, her first double-double of the season.

Washington's Nikki McCray, who jumped to the WNBA after earning MVP honors during her one season in the ABL, had 20 points, while Deborah Carter added 11.

The Mystics (0-3) cut a 10-point halftime deficit to 35-28 on Alessandra Santos de Oliviera's layup with 18:20 remaining in the game. But Foster hit a short jumper and Gillom converted a three-point play to key a 7-0 run as the Mercury took a 42-28 lead with 14:47 to go.

McCray and Murriel Page hit consecutive baskets to cap a 12-4 run as the Mystics pulled within 54-47 with 6:11 remaining. But Foster made three of four free throws and Bridget Pettis added a free throw and a fast-break layup to give the Mercury a 60-47 lead with 4:51 to play.

Gillom and Foster combined for eight straight points to start the game and the Mercury opened an 11-0 lead with 14:39 remaining in the first half. Gillom gave Phoenix its biggest lead of the half, 26-11, with a driving layup with 5:13 left in the half.

The Mystics, who missed their first five shots and seven of their first 10, rallied behind Santos de Oliviera and McCray. Santos de Oliviera converted a three-point play and McCray added consecutive jumpers as Washington pulled within 28-21 with 2:54 to go.

But Gillom hit consecutive baskets in the final 90 seconds as the Mercury took a 33-23 halftime lead.