On Friday night, the Los Angeles Sparks visited the Chicago Sky in a game that ended up needing two extra sessions to decide a winner. With Los Angeles having already clinched a playoff spot, the Sky are still fighting for one. However, their fight came up a bit short on Friday evening. In double overtime, the Sparks were able to grab a 115-106 victory. Reigning WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike and former MVP Candace Parker led the way for their team. Here's the latest Sparks vs. Sky game recap with top players and statistics, as well as a standings update and what games are next.

Game recap

With just 10 seconds to go in regulation, Chelsea Gray hit two free throws to give the Sparks a three-point lead. After a full Chicago timeout, the Sky's Stefanie Dolson received a pass from Courtney Vandersloot and drained a three-point shot to tie it. Odyssey Sims' 3-point shot before the buzzer failed and the game went into its first OT session.

In that first session, Cappie Pondexter's jumper gave the Sky a two-point lead with just under a minute remaining. Nneka Ogwumike answered down the other end with 33 seconds to go and neither team could score after that with time running out and another OT session needed.

In the second overtime, the Sparks outscored the Sky 16-4 to pull away with the win.

Tonight's double overtime thriller featured three of the Los Angeles Sparks players scoring 20 points or more, and four players finishing with double-doubles. Ogwumike led all players on her team with 32 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists. Candace Parker had 29 points and 12 rebounds to go with six assists. Odyssey Sims scored 15 points and dished out 10 assists, while Gray had 20 points and 10 assists.

Despite the loss, the Chicago Sky also had several of their players come up with double-double performances. All-Star Stefanie Dolson scored 18 points and snatched 10 rebounds while also dishing out eight assists. Guard Courtney Vandersloot scored 22 points and had 12 assists while getting eight rebounds. Allie Quigley also finished with double-digits for points as she scored 26 points to lead her team.

For the game, Chicago shot 50 percent from the field and 51.9 percent from downtown. The Sparks shot 45.5 percent overall and 52.2 percent from three-point range. In the rebounding battle, Chicago barely edged the visitors 43-42. However, the Sky also had 21 turnovers, compared to just six for the Los Angeles Sparks.

Standings and what's next

Friday night's win moves the Los Angeles Sparks to 21-8 overall and keeps them in contention for the No. 1 seed. They still trail the Minnesota Lynx for that spot in the standings by two games. The Sparks will take on the San Antonio Stars on Monday night at 10:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Los Angeles.

The Chicago Sky still are hanging around for one of the final WNBA playoff spots.

With an 11-17 record overall now, they're behind the Seattle Storm by a full game for the eighth and final postseason spot. The next game for Chicago comes on Sunday as they host the Seattle Storm at 6 p.m. ET with plenty on the line.