Women’s Volleyball GS Caltex defeats Chung Kwan Jang with strong net defense
Women’s professional volleyball team GS Caltex used strong net defense to defeat Chung Kwan Jang to stay in second place.
GS Caltex defeated Jeong Kwanjang 3-0 (27-25 25-19 25-15) in straight sets in their Dodram 2023-2024 V League home match at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on Thursday.
GS Caltex, which improved to 6-2 on the season with 17 points, maintained a three-point gap over leader Heungkuk Life (20-7-1).
ChungKwanJang, which lost to GS Caltex 0-3 in the first and second rounds, remained in fourth place with its latest losing streak.
Jung Kwan-jang started Lee Sun-woo as an outside hitter to increase the destructive power of the hijab-wearing Indonesian duo of Megawati Putiwi 안전카지노사이트 (registered name Mega) and Giovanna Milana (registered name Gia) and maximize their offensive output.
The strategy was to make up for the loss of Park Hye-min’s receiving with offense.
However, GS Caltex was able to neutralize the attacks of the Jung Kwan-jang trio with their tenacious defense.
GS Caltex countered with an effective serve strategy aimed at Jia and Lee Sun-woo to shake up Jung Kwan-jang’s receptions, create counterattack opportunities with digs, and score with one shot from Giselle Silva (registered name Silva) and Kang So-hwi.
The deciding game was the first set.
GS Caltex, which had been dragged into a stalemate, tied the game at 22-22 thanks to blocking points from Silva and Han Soo-ji, who blocked back-to-back left-handed blows from Mega.
At 26-25, Jia’s attack was saved with a dig by Han Su-jin before Yoo Seo-yeon split the court with a quick opener to end the first set in a thrilling upset.
GS Caltex took advantage of a shaky serve receive from Jung Kwan-jang at the start of the second set to go on an 8-2 run, capped by back-to-back kills from Silva and a service ace from Kang So-hwi.
GS Caltex rejected 38 of Chung’s 41 attacks in the first and second sets, and Silva had nine points in the first set and a whopping 14 in the second.
Silva added another 11 points in the third set, and on match point, he blocked Jia’s quick-opening smash and looked to the bench with pride.
Silva finished with 34 points and Kang So-hwi had 12 points in the win. Jung Kwan-jang Jia (17 points) and Mega (16 points) unleashed an onslaught, but they were no match for Silva.
In the men’s match at Suwon Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do, KEPCO swept OK Financial Group 3-0 (25-23 25-22 25-21) to end a four-match losing streak and move up one spot from seventh to sixth.
KEPCO overwhelmed OK Financial Group with a 10-2 advantage in blocking to secure the win.
Taith Lesser Host (real name Taith) led the offense with 17 points, followed by Seo Jae-duk and Lim Sung-jin with 13 points apiece. 온라인카지노