Men’s professional volleyball KB Insurance has revived the hope of spring volleyball.
KB Insurance won the Dodram 2022-23 V-League OK Financial Group home game held at Uijeongbu Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 4th with a set score of 3-0 (25-23 25-21 25-22) with the pair of Bjena and Han Seong-jeong. .
With this victory, KB Insurance, which recorded 10 wins, 16 losses and 30 points, maintained 6th place in the league rankings. However, the difference between the 3rd place Woori Card (14 wins, 12 losses, 39 points), which can win a ticket to advance to spring volleyball on its own, was narrowed to 9 points. On the other hand, OK Financial Group 안전놀이터 (12 wins, 14 losses, 37 points) in 4th place fell into a swamp of 4 consecutive losses.
Contrary to expectations that it would be a tight match, KB Insurance dominated the game. KB Insurance shook the defense of OK Financial Group with Viyena and Hwang Kyung-min at the fore. Solid receiving and defense also contributed to KB Insurance’s victory.
Viyena, who joined the team during the season, scored 20 points, and Han Seong-jeong boasted an 80% attack success rate with 13 points. KB Insurance also significantly outperformed OK Financial Group (43.75%) in the team attack success rate (59.21%).
In OK Financial Group, foreign player Leo scored 25 points, the most of both teams, and had a 50.00% attack success rate, but he lacked support from domestic players.
In the women’s match held at Gimcheon Gymnasium, Korea Expressway Corporation beat IBK Industrial Bank with a set score of 3-1 (25-16 28-26 27-29 25-19) and recorded 4 consecutive victories.
3rd place road construction (15 wins, 11 losses, 44 points) widened the gap with 4th place KGC Ginseng Corporation (11 wins, 15 losses, 35 points) to 9 points, gaining an advantage in the competition for third place.
It was a victory for blocking. Highway Corporation, the league’s top scorer in blocking, overwhelms IBK Industrial Bank of Korea with a score of 14-8 in the number of blocks in Gyeonggi-do that day. Middle blocker Bae You-na scored 12 points, including 5 blocks, and Moon Jeong-won also caught 3 blocks.
On the offensive line, foreign player Catbell scored 29 points, the highest score of both teams, and local ace Park Jung-ah also contributed with 23 points.
On the other hand, at IBK Industrial Bank, foreign players such as Santana with 19 points, Pyo Seung-joo (17 points), Kim Hee-jin and Kim Su-ji (above 13 points) played an even role, but collapsed in the room. He committed 29 crimes (16 road works) and collapsed on his own.