NEW YORK, July 30 (Ticker) -- Barbara Farris did it again to the Minnesota Lynx.

Farris and Shameka Christon each scored 20 points as the New York Liberty extended their season-high winning streak to three games with a 78-69 triumph over the Lynx, who couldn't capitalize on a huge performance by All-Star Seimone Augustus.

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Farris tallied 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting with eight rebounds in New York's win at Minnesota on June 24. On Sunday, the 6-3 forward shot an impressive 8-of-9 and collected three steals.

Augustus scored a season-high 32 points for the fourth time this season, including a 17-point outburst in the third quarter that helped Minnesota pull within 56-55 entering the final period.

But the Liberty opened the fourth quarter with a commanding 11-2 surge capped by Christon's three-point play with 4:54 remaining. New York built a 67-57 advantage and never was challenged thereafter.

Loree Moore scored 12 points and rookie Sherill Baker added 10 for New York, which shot 44 percent (27-of-61) from the field.

Rookie Megan Duffy scored 13 points off the bench for the Lynx, who shot just 33 percent (21-of-63) and dropped their third consecutive game.