Reporter Han Nam-jik = Korea Expressway Corporation took a step forward in the fierce battle for third place in the women’s division.
Korea Expressway Corporation won KGC Ginseng Corporation with a set score of 3-1 (30-28 26-24 20-25 28-26) in the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s home game held at Gimcheon Gymnasium in Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 6th.
Korea Expressway Corporation, which accumulated 29 points with 10 wins (9 losses), widened the gap with 4th place GS Caltex (26 points, 8 wins, 11 losses).
Another 3rd place competitor, 5th place KGC Ginseng Corporation (25 points, 8 wins, 11 losses) failed to add points.
KGC Ginseng Corporation lost all four matches against Korea Expressway Corporation this season. From the second round of last season, the chain of 8 consecutive losses continued.
On this day, Korea Expressway Corporation’s new foreign player Catherine Bell (registered name Catbell) played her V-League return match about 10 months after the match against GS Caltex on March 21, 2022.
Catbell, who played for Heungkuk Life Insurance in the 2021-2022 season, wore the Korea Expressway Corporation uniform as a substitute for Katarina Jovic (Katarina).
She entered the last 3 days, Catbell took a low attack success rate of 25.00%, revealing her physical limitations.
However, she contributed to her team’s victory by posting 20 points, including a game-winning blocking score in the fourth set 27-26.
Jeon Sae-yan, who replaced Park Jung-ah, who was sidelined due to a big toe injury, also scored 19 points.
Both teams fought fiercely that day.
However, the joys and sorrows were mixed as the Korea Expressway Corporation won the first, second, and fourth sets where the deuce occurred.
Korea Expressway Corporation, which was drawn 19-24 in the first set, took a breather with Moon Jeong-won’s quick open, then blocked KGC Ginseng Corporation’s offensive with a tight defense and made a 24-24 deuce.
For KGC Ginseng Corporation, it was painful that the main gun, Elisabeth Ine Barga (registered name Elisabeth), failed to score 1 point in numerous opportunities.
Catbell blocked Elisabeth’s open attack on 23-24 and led the first set to deuce.
Jeon Sae-yan succeeded in a quick open at 28-28, and also scored with a quick open in the 29-28 rally, completing a thrilling comeback.
In the second set, Korea Expressway Corporation made a deuce with Bae Yoo-na’s moving attack in 23-24.
On 24-24, Catbell blocked Elisabeth’s quick open, and Korea Expressway Corporation, which succeeded in reversing, won the second set with Moon Jeong-won’s serve ace.
KGC Ginseng Corporation took 3 sets with Elisabeth and middle blocker Jeong Ho-young at the fore. 메이저사이트
However, they failed to gain points by giving away the 4th set in which a deuce match took place.
In the 4th set 23-24, another deuce match unfolded as Bae Yuna blocked Lee So-young’s quick open.
Korea Expressway Corporation made a game point with Jeon Sae-yan succeeding in an open attack on 26-26.
At 27-26, at the end of the rally, Catbell blocked Elisabeth’s back attack and ended the game.
On this day, several meaningful personal records came out at KGC Ginseng Corporation.
Han Song-i was the second player in the V-League Women’s Division to record 500 appearances, and Lee So-young was the ninth to exceed 3,000 attack points (3,02).
Jeong Ho-young scored 17 points (previous 15 points), the most in an individual game.
However, as the team lost, they all failed to smile.
In the men’s match held at the Uijeongbu Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do, KB Insurance defeated Woori Card with a set score of 3-0 (25-23 25-17 25-22).
KB Insurance, which added 3 victory points, pushed Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (17 points, 5 wins, 14 losses), which rose to 6th place the previous day with a total of 18 points (6 wins, 13 losses), to 7th place, and got out of the bottom. KB Insurance’s current ranking is 6th.
Setter Hwang Taek-eui, who had been away for nearly two months due to poor physical condition following knee and back injuries, delivered a “victory”.
Hwang Taek-eui, who played in 7 games since the Woori Card match on December 9 last year, made use of new foreign striker Andres Villena (25 points) and native outside hitter Hwang Gyeong-min (9 points).
Hwang Taek-eui scored two points with one blocking goal and one sub ace.
On this day, Woori Card (29 points, 11 wins, 8 losses), which could have jumped to 3rd place by adding 1 point, stayed in 4th place due to a complete defeat.