Wednesday night's WNBA action included the hottest team in the league going for a fifth-straight victory. The Connecticut Sun visited the Seattle storm at Key Arena, with a four-game winning streak on the line. Once again, the Sun found a way to grab the victory, escaping Seattle with an 83-79 final. Here's a look at the WNBA game recap including top performers and stats, as well as the standings update and what's next for these two teams.

WNBA Game recap

While most Connecticut Sun wins are led by Alyssa Thomas or Jonquel Jones today's game had a different leader.

Shekinna Stricklen went 7-for-10 from three-point range and finished with 21 points to lead Connecticut's latest win. She also grabbed four rebounds in the effort. All of Stricklen's shots came from downtown, making for an impressive performance. Jasmine Thomas added 15 points on 7-for-14 shooting, while Jonquel Jones achieved a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas also finished with a nice stat line of 13 points, eight boards, and five assists.

On the losing side, the Seattle Storm received 22 points and eight rebounds from Breanna Stewart. Jewel Loyd added 17 points on 7-for-17 shooting along with six assists, while recently-named All-Star Sue Bird had 15 points and seven assists.

Crystal Langhorne also finished in double-digits for the Storm with 12 points.

Connecticut took control of the game in the first quarter en route to a 25-15 advantage. However, Seattle "stormed" back in the second quarter with a 33-19 effort to take a 48-44 halftime lead. The Sun managed to outscore Seattle 39-31 over the second half to pull away with a four-point victory.

Even though Seattle shot 50.8 percent for the game compared to Connecticut's 43.7 percent, the Storm were outrebounded 33-27 for the game. In addition, Seattle had 15 turnovers while the Sun had 12, but Connecticut managed to hit three more of the three-point shots they attempted than Seattle.

Standings and what's next

Today's win pushed Connecticut's win-streak to five games in a row now.

The Sun now have an overall record of 11-7 with a 7-4 away mark. They're currently leading the Eastern Conference standings over Washington by a game. Next up, they take on the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday starting at 10:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

For the Seattle Storm, today's loss drops their overall record to 8-10, with a 6-5 home record. Seattle is currently battling with the Indiana Fever and Dallas Wings for the eighth spot in the WNBA's overall standings. Next on the slate for the Storm will be a home game on Saturday, July 15th against the Atlanta Dream starting at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.