Kang Dong-gung advanced to the semifinals and competed with 26-year-old Young Gun Lim Seong-gyun for the final.
Kang Dong-gung defeated 61-year-old Choi Jae-dong 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the ‘2023 Crown Haitai PBA Championship’ held on the 7th (Bitmaru Broadcasting Support Center).
It wasn’t as easy a match as I thought. Choi Jae-dong, who has 40 years of experience, put up a ball with difficulty in the middle and blunted메이저사이트 Kang Dong-gung’s shot.
However, Kang Dong-gung overcame the hurdle with his unique series of hits and won completely. 1 set 5 consecutive hits, 7 consecutive hits, 2 sets 6 consecutive hits, 5 consecutive hits, 3 sets 9 consecutive hits, 4 consecutive hits.
Kang Dong-gung fired 5 consecutive hits in 1 inning in the 1st set. He got off to a good start, but then lost five consecutive innings.
Choi Jae-dong steadily followed one point at a time and tied the score at 5:5 in 5 innings. But he couldn’t hit any more.
Kang Dong-gung, who had been silent for a while missing the ball little by little, broke his balance with 3 consecutive hits in 6 innings, and ended his first set with 7 consecutive hits, 15:8, with 3 bank shots in 7 innings.
Kang Dong-gung was not good until the middle of the second set. He started 1 inning with 3 consecutive hits, but then went 3 innings on balls.
Choi Jae-dong, who had been bullying Kang Dong-gung by playing a sticky game, although not explosive, recorded 4 consecutive hits in the 4th and 6th innings and ran away with 13 points.
It was 13:9, so it was possible to take a set, but Kang Dong-gung hit 5 consecutive hits in 8 innings and eventually won with 15:13.
Set score 2-0. Choi Jae-dong did not have the power to turn the game around. Kang Dong-gung hit 9 consecutive hits with 3 bank shots in 4 innings and won 15:5, ending the game in a hurry.
Kang Dong-gung will play in the quarterfinals against Lim Seong-gyun, who defeated Jeon In-hyeok 3-2 in the Young-Gun Showdown.