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Storm end losing skid

Storm end losing skid

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen scored a season-high 19 points and the Seattle Storm rolled to an 88-67 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night.

Crystal Langhorne added 16 points, Sue Bird 14 and Camille Little 10 for Seattle (9-13), which won its second straight game in San Antonio (11-10).

Kayla McBride had 13 points to lead the Stars, and Danielle Robinson and Shameka Christon scored 10 points each.

The Storm led by as many as 21 points and held a double-digit lead throughout the second half.

Seattle was 9 for 21 on 3s, including Stricklen’s 3-for-6 shooting.

 

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