Heading into Friday's game with the Chicago #Sky, the #San Antonio Stars were the #WNBA's only winless team at 0-14. However, the team avoided making it 15-straight losses, by recording an 89-82 victory over Chicago. Isabelle Harrison led the way for the home team in the seven-point victory. Here's a look at how San Antonio finally got a win for their latest campaign, a look at the latest standings, and also what's coming up next for both of these teams.

Game recap

The San Antonio Stars received two double-double performances on Friday night. One of the top performers was center Isabella Harrison who put up 19 points along with 10 rebounds, while also dishing out six assists.

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Her performance also included Harrison knocking down her first three-pointer of her career. Teammate Alex Montgomery had 12 points and 10 rebounds on the night, while Moriah Jefferson finished with 13 points and eight assists in the Stars' first win of the WNBA season.

For the evening, the Stars shot 53.4 percent and grabbed 31 rebounds. The Sky also shot 53 percent but had 20 boards in their effort. Both teams finished with 13 turnovers, but it was the home team's double-double performers that ultimately helped them grab that elusive first win.

For the Chicago Sky, Allie Quigley had a game-high 27 points in a losing effort. Quigley shot 10-for-14 from the field including a 3-for-5 performance from downtown. Center Stefanie Dolson finished with 14 points, while Jessica Breland added 10 for the visitors.

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The good news for the San Antonio Stars is they avoided tying or possibly breaking a league record for most consecutive losses to start a season. The Atlanta Dream will continue to hold that record with 17 straight defeats in the 2008 WNBA season.

Standings & what's next

The first win of the season is finally in the books for the San Antonio Stars. They're now 1-14 overall, and they still have plenty of work to do. As one might expect, they rank last overall in the WNBA standings. Next up will be another home game on Wednesday, July 5th at 8 p.m. Eastern Time against the Connecticut Sun.

For the Chicago Sky, they drop to 3-12 overall, and 3-5 on the road. Their record ranks them second-to-last in the WNBA's overall standings, with only the Stars below them. They Sky will have a tough task on their hands for their next game too. Despite playing at home on July 8th at 8 p.m. Eastern Time, they're hosting the 12-1 Minnesota Lynx, currently the WNBA's best overall team in the standings.