Wings get 1st win of season, 71-61 over Dream

4 years 10 months 3 days ago Saturday, June 15 2019 Jun 15, 2019 June 15, 2019 9:35 PM June 15, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Arike Ogunbowale scored 17 points, Allisha Gray added 16 points and the Dallas Wings got their first win of the season with a 71-61 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night.

The Wings (1-5) took control with a 17-4 run to lead 45-40 on Gray's driving layup with 1:47 left in the third quarter. The Dream (1-5) cut the deficit to 45-44 by the end of the period, but Dallas pushed its lead to 65-53 and held on for the final three minutes.

Elizabeth Williams had 16 points, Tiffany Hayes scored 15 and Alex Bentley added 11 for Atlanta. The Dream led for most of the first half with their largest lead of the game at 32-23.

Atlanta's Jessica Breland blocked two shots and reached 300 career blocks, the 19th player in WNBA history to achieve that milestone.

Atlanta has lost five in a row since beating Dallas 76-72 in the season opener for both teams.

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