UNCASVILLE, Conn., June 20 (Ticker) -- Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 19 points and Katie Douglas added 18 as the Connecticut Sun snapped a two-game losing streak with a 75-65 victory over the Washington Mystics.

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Nykesha Sales chipped in 13 of her 16 points in the first half for Connecticut, which held Washington to 28 percent (8-of-29) shooting in building a 43-26 lead at the break.

The Mystics rallied in the second half, pulling within 56-52 with 8:47 remaining on a pair of free throws by Chamique Holdsclaw. But Connecticut responded with a 7-0 spurt and never led by fewer than nine points thereafter.

Holdsclaw finished with 20 points and Stacey Dales-Schuman had 17 for Washington, which had a two-game winning streak snapped.

This was the second meeting between the teams this year and tipped off a season-high four-game road trip for the Mystics.

Connecticut also won at Washington, 72-63, on June 4.