GS Caltex Defeats Pepper, Giving Hope for Spring Volleyball

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Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance defeats OK Financial Group and leaps to 4th place… Sangnoksu Gym escapes 13th consecutive loss

Women’s professional volleyball team GS Caltex continued its glimmer of hope for spring volleyball.

GS Caltex defeated Pepper Savings Bank with a set score of 3-0 (25-22 25-22 25-12) in the Dodram 2023-2024 V-League women’s home game held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 3rd.

GS Caltex (51 points, 18 wins, 15 losses), which added 3 points, followed third place CheongKwanJang (58 points, 19 wins, 14 losses) by 7 points. 파워볼게임

With both teams having three games left until the end of the regular season, the matchup on the 7th is expected to be a watershed in the final postseason competition.

Basically, the 1st to 3rd place teams in the regular league advance to the V-League postseason, but if the point difference between 3rd and 4th places is 3 or less, a semi-playoff match is held.

With So-Hwi Kang missing from the starting lineup due to recent poor performance, GS Caltex had a hard time against Pepper Savings Bank, the lowest ranked player, in the early part of the first set.

At 20-19, where the gap was barely widen, Giselle Silva (registered name Silva) played the role of the solution by scoring consecutive strong spikes.

Afterwards, opponent Park Jung-ah’s attack left the court, and Silva smoothly scored a toss from behind.

Silva, who was also responsible for the 25th point, scored 12 points alone during one set.

GS Caltex was down 12-17 in the second set, but succeeded in turning around the game thanks to Silva’s firepower and the scoring support of domestic players.

Seo-yeon Yoo opened the chase with an open score, and Pepper Savings Bank contributed two points with Yasmin Bedart (registered name Yasmin)’s overnet and open out.

Silva scored three consecutive points to make it 18-17, and Yoo Seo-yeon and Kim Ji-yeon widened the score with quick opens and serve aces, respectively.

Afterwards, the second set ended with Kang So-hwi’s quick open and Moon Ji-yoon’s quick attack.

GS Caltex, which was on the cusp of victory, achieved a shutout victory thanks to the surprising performances of middle blockers Oh Se-yeon (5 points) and Moon Ji-yoon (4 points).

Silva led the GS Caltex attack with 24 points (attack success rate 51.11%), and other players such as Oh Se-yeon (8 points), Kang So-hwi (7 points), Darin Pinsu-wan (registered name Darin, 6 points), and Moon Ji-yoon (6 points) Their attacks were also impressive.

Pepper Savings Bank featured ‘ssangpo’ Yasmin (13 points) and Park Jeong-ah (12 points), but it was not enough.

In the men’s match at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance won 3-1 (25-19 27-25 16-25 25-20) over the home team OK Financial Group.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which escaped two consecutive losses, rose to 4th place with 18 wins, 15 losses, and 48 points, pushing Korea Electric Power Corporation (16 wins, 17 losses, 47 points) to 5th place.

With three games remaining in the regular season, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance narrowed the gap with third-place OK Financial Group (18 wins, 15 losses, 52 points) to 4 points.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which holds the record for the most championships in the V-League by winning a total of eight championships, last won the 2013-2014 season.

The last postseason advancement was in the 2017-2018 season.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance succeeded in breaking Sangnoksu Gymnasium’s losing streak at ’13’, which had continued since the game on November 13, 2019.

On this day, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance had 12 sub-aces, overwhelming OK Financial Group, which had only 5.

Yosvani Hernández (registered name: Yosvani) scored 21 points, including 6 serve points, and Jargalchukt Engherden (registered name Eddie) dominated the court with 25 points, including 3 serve aces.

25 points is Eddie’s new record for most points scored in one game.

Here, Kim Jeong-ho contributed with 11 points and 2 blocking and 2 serving points, and Kim Jun-woo also scored 11 points with 4 blocking alone.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which easily won the first set, was dragged to a set point of 23-24 in the second set, but made a deuce due to an opponent’s error.

At 25-25, they took the second set thanks to OK Financial Group’s Song Hee-chae’s serve failure and Leonardo Leyva Martinez (registered name: Leo)’s consecutive failures.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which was lopsided in the 3rd set, scored 5 consecutive points at 20-20 in the 4th set to dominate 3 points.

OK Financial Group, which could have crossed the 9th division for spring volleyball advancement by adding 3 points on this day, suffered a fatal blow when Leo (25 points) strained his back in a close match at the end of the 4th set.

Professional Basketball KT Sweeps Sono this Season


Professional Basketball KT Sweeps Sono this Season with 5 Consecutive Wins… Securing Second Place


Suwon KT, a professional basketball team, won all 5 games against Goyang Sono this season.

KT defeated Sono 92-89 in the 2023-2024 CheongKwanJang Professional Basketball Regular League away game held at Sono Arena in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province on the 5th.

KT won all 5 games against Sono this season and maintained second place with 25 wins and 13 losses. 카지노

Sono, who suffered five consecutive losses to KT this season, recorded 13 wins and 26 losses, falling one place to 9th place.

From the beginning of the first quarter, KT cut off the opponent’s attack with blocks and steals and consistently took advantage of scoring opportunities to advance to 8-0.

However, they allowed consecutive 3-point shots to Chinanu Onuaku and a fast break score to Jeong-Hyun Lee, ending the first quarter trailing 21-25.

In the second quarter, Suwon KT took advantage of the opponent’s turnover and chased down to a one-point gap when Paris Bass dunked, but the gap quickly widened to eight points as Sono Kim Min-wook scored three points in a row.

KT chased after Sono again thanks to the performance of Jeong Sung-woo, who scored 7 consecutive points, including an outside shot, and finished the first half with a 43-47 score.

KT, who was desperate, turned the tide in the third quarter with Bass and Ha Yoon-ki, who occupied the outside and under the goal, respectively.

Bath scored 14 points in this quarter alone, including two 3-pointers, and Ha Yoon-gi scored with an additional free throw following a fast break layup.

Bass, Moon Seong-gon, and Ha Yoon-gi scored in succession, and KT entered the fourth quarter with a 70-67 lead.

In the final quarter, KT gradually tilted the game by causing Sono’s turnovers at key moments and directly leading to their own goals.

Seong-woo Jeong stole Park Jong-ha’s ball and scored on a fast break to increase the score, and Bath finished the ball stolen by Moon Seong-gon with a powerful one-handed dunk.

4 minutes and 35 seconds before the end of the game, Ha Yoon-ki’s dunk after an organic pass brought the lead up to 8 points, and 2 minutes and 59 seconds before the end of the game, Bass hit a 3-pointer at the rim, pouring cold water on Sono’s pursuit.

KT allowed Lee Jeong-hyun’s outside shot 51.9 seconds before the end to catch up, but the game was decided by free throws by Ha Yoon-gi and Moon Seong-gon at 17.0 seconds and 9.8 seconds before the end.

For KT, Bass was outstanding with 28 points and 8 rebounds, and Ha Yoon-ki shone with 25 points and 8 rebounds.

For Goyang Sono, Lee Jeong-hyun struggled with 27 points and 9 assists.