Lady Defenders, Da Basement pick up wins in the NPVA
The Lady Defenders made light work of the Lady Technicians in straight sets on Wednesday night as the New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) continued with its regular season at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium. In the men’s division, Da Basement won by default over the Warhawks.
In the ladies’ affair, the Lady Defenders won the first set in a convincing manner, 25-11. At one point, they were ahead 22-7 and went on to easily finish off the Lady Technicians in that first set.
The second set followed the same pattern as the Lady Defenders went up early, leading 11-2. They took total command of the set and the match, as they surged ahead 19-7. They won the final six points in that set to put away the Lady Technicians.
In the third and final set, the Lady Defenders took their foot off the gas pedal a little as the Lady Technicians scored 16 points. Still, the Lady Defenders won easily, finishing off the Lady Technicians in straight sets, 25-11, 25-7 and 25-16.
Leading the way for the Lady Defenders was Sari Albury with 17 points. She had 11 kills and two blocks. Leandrea Armbrister helped out with 12 points. She had eight kills and four aces.
Je’Nae Saunders had 28 of the successful sets for the Lady Defenders. Vanricka Rose and Noarie Proverbs had four digs each.
For the Lady Technicians, Chryshann Percentie and Sharon Whylly led the way with four points each. All of Percentie’s points were on kills while Whylly split her points evenly between kills and aces.
That win kept the Lady Defenders perfect on the season with an unblemished 10-0 win-loss record. The Lady Technicians dropped to 1-7 on the season and sit in fifth place.
For the men, Da Basement sit at the bottom of the league at 1-9. For the Warhawks, they now sport a 5-7 record.
Action continues tonight in both divisions at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium. On the women’s side, the Johnson’s Lady Truckers will take on the Scottsdale Vixens at 7:30 p.m. On the men’s side, the Technicians will go up against the Defenders in the late game. That game will get underway at 9 p.m.