On Friday night, one team's Winning Streak came to an end as the other team's streak will continue. The New York Liberty visited the Connecticut Sun who were on a six-game win streak. New York had a three-game winning streak coming into the game and picked up, and 82-70 win to extend it. Tina Charles once again led the way for her team as they continue to try to clinch a playoff spot. Here's the latest Liberty vs. Sun game recap with top performers, game stats, the latest standings update, and what games are next for the teams.

Charles leads the way

The leader this season and in tonight's win was Tina Charles. The New York Liberty All-Star scored 24 points on 8-for-17 shooting while also grabbing seven rebounds. Charles also hit 8-of-11 free throws to help her team. Adding to the Liberty's effort were bench players Sugar Rodgers and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe. The two reserves combined for 25 points and six rebounds. Bria Hartley also scored 11 points for the starters.

The Connecticut Sun had four of their starters score in double-digits. Jasmine Thomas scored 15 points to lead the way. Jonquel Jones finished with 11 points and nine rebounds, while fellow WNBA All-Star Alyssa Thomas scored 10 points, dished out five assists, and pulled down eight boards.

Guard Sue Stricklen scored 12 points and had five rebounds in the losing effort.

For tonight's game, the Liberty shot 28-of-69 or 40.6 percent from the field. Connecticut hit 24-of-70 shots for a 34.3 percent shooting rate. Regarding the rebounding battle, New York dominated with a 46-35 advantage. New York's bench grabbed 22 of those rebounds while Connecticut's had just eight.

Standings & what's up next

With tonight's road victory, the New York Liberty are on a four-game winning stream. The Liberty now have a record of 16-12 overall and 7-8 away. In the WNBA standings, New York has moved into the No. 4 spot as they now have an identical record to the Washington Mystics. The team is getting close to securing a spot in the postseason.

Next up they'll play a home game as they host the league's best team, the Minnesota Lynx. Game time is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Connecticut Sun drop to a record of 18-10 overall and 10-4 at home. The Sun are still third overall in the standings and have already clinched their playoff spot. Connecticut's next game comes on Sunday afternoon when they'll visit the Phoenix Mercury for a 3 p.m. Eastern Time game.