Bahamas sweeps Martinique and makes it into semifinals

Cazova Bahamas sweeps Martinique and makes it into semifinals

PARAMARIBO. Suriname, July 27, 2023.- Bahamas swept Martinique 3-0 (27-25, 25-20, 25-14) in quarterfinals on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the 18th Caribbean Championship in Paramaribo, Suriname.




It’s the fourth defeat of Martinique in this tournament. On Wednesday they got beaten by Barbados 3-1 (25-27, 25-18, 25-12, 25-15). Bahamas dominated the whole game. Bahamas came close in the first and second set to get back in the match, but it wasn’t meant to be. Jamaica committed 21 unforced errors and Martinique 33.




Outside hitter Kyle Wilson led with 21 points included 3 aces and 2 block, joined by outside hitter Prince Wilson with 13 points. Outside hitter Lohan Lefaivre had 8 points.


Lloyd Davis, coach of Bahamas: “I am happy how the game went. We expected that Martinique would play hard. The win shows that we want this and trying to reach the final.”


Ferguson, Captain of Bahamas: “We did not expect anything less or more. I am happy we could hold off Martinique and play our own game. One set at a time. Now we should get a good rest and stay hydrated.”