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Lady Truckers, Warhawks record victories in the NPVA

It was a good night for the Johnson’s Lady Truckers and the Warhawks as they were victorious in New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) regular season action on Wednesday night at the D.W Davis Gymnasium.

In the women’s division, the Lady Truckers took down the Lady Technicians in three straight sets, picking up their seventh win of the season. They have five losses.

The Lady Technicians now have a 1-10 win-loss record on the season.

In the men’s division, the Warhawks remained on top of the standings as they defeated the Technicians in three straight sets. They have a 12-2 record, and the Technicians slipped to a 4-7 record. They sit in fourth place in the standings.

Lady Truckers over the Lady Technicians

Kelsie Johnson and Tia Charlow-Moss finished with a game-high nine points apiece to lead the Lady Truckers past the Lady Technicians. They won easily, 25-23, 25-13 and 25-22.

In the first set, the Lady Truckers had to fight off a valiant Lady Technicians team, holding on to win 25-23.

The Lady Technicians were led by Cashron Coakley and Robyn Porter with three points each in that set.

In the second set, the Lady Technicians had a tough time trying to gain any momentum against the Lady Truckers.

The Lady Truckers dominated, winning that set 25-13.

In the third set, the Lady Truckers struggled a bit, but still put away the Lady Technicians 25-22.

Johnson and Charlow-Moss had help from Davia Moss, who scored seven points.

Johnson scored eight of her nine points on spikes. Charlow-Moss scored five points on spikes and four from serves.

Next up on the women’s schedule is a match featuring the Scottsdale Vixens going up against the University of The Bahamas (UB) Mingoes. That game is set for 7.30 p.m. at the D.W Davis Gymnasium tonight. Following that game, the Lady Truckers will go against the Lady Warhawks. That game is set for a 9 p.m. start.

Warhawks over the Technicians

It was a dominant performance from the league-leading Warhawks as they breezed past the Technicians in three quick sets. They won easily, 25-12, 25-14 and 25-18.

The Warhawks were dominant throughout. They got out to an early lead in the first set and never looked back, going on to win that set easily.

The Technicians showed a little more fight in the second set, but still lost convincingly.

For the duration of the third set, the writing was on the wall. Once again, the Technicians picked up their intensity, but they were overpowered by the more skillful Warhawks.

The men’s division resumes action on Sunday when the Technicians try to upset the defending champions, the Defenders. That game is set for a 3 p.m. start at the D.W Davis Gymnasium.

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Simba French

Simba joined The Nassau Guardian in 2012 as a technical producer for Guardian Radio 96.9 FM. He joined the Editorial Department as a sports reporter in 2018. Simba has covered a wide range of sports stories, including the 2018 CARIFTA in Nassau, Bahamas. Education: College of the Bahamas, BA Media Journalism

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