The winning candidates of the PBA for billiards packed their bags en masse in the round of 64 following the round of 128. The ‘Spanish Three’ David Zapata (Blue One Resort), David Martinez (Crown Haetae), Javier Palazon (Huons), as well as the ‘Korea’s strongest’ Donggung Kang (SK Rent-A-Car) collapsed.
Zapata lost to Park In-soo (Crown Haitai) after a close match in the PBA round of 64 at the ‘Welcome Savings Bank Wellbang PBA-LPBA Championship’ held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Center in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 20th.
Martinez and Kang Dong-gung were also caught by Lee Gook-seong and Kang Seong-ho with a set score of 1-3. Palazon lost 0-3 to Lim Tae-soo.
Zapata got off to a good start after winning the first set 15-3 in three innings, including a high run of 10 in the first inning against Park In-soo.
However, Park In-soo counterattacked from the second set. He scored 9 runs in 3 innings with a high run, winning the 2nd set 15-6 and turning the game around.
Afterwards, the two players entered into a match after a close match with each other side by side. While Zapata, who took the lead, ended the game with an empty hit, Park In-soo finished the game with one goal.
Martinez, who has won the championship three times in his career, was also caught in the trap of exoticism. Martinez lost the third set 10-15 in a tight match 1-1 until the second set, and then lost the fourth set 11-15 after a 15-inning long game to finish the tournament. 먹튀검증
Gangdonggung also fell victim to the 64th Gangseo incident. Kang Dong-gung showed an uneasy appearance by losing the previous two sets 12-15 (10 innings) and 4-15 (7 innings). She recovered one set by 15-6 (7 innings) in the 3rd set, but gave up the 4th set to 12-15 (7 innings) with a set score of 1-3.
In addition, previous PBA winners and runners-up such as Seo Hyun-min (Welcome Savings Bank), Oh Seong-wook (Huons), and Kim Jae-geun (Crown Haetae) also lost and finished the tournament early.
On the other hand, Jaeho Cho, Mamin Calm (Vietnam, NH Nonghyup Card), and Eddie Leppens (Belgium, SK Rent-A-Car) continued their cruising toward victory. Jo Jae-ho beat Kim Nam-soo (TS Shampoo, Puradak) with a set score of 3:1, and Mamin Calm reached the round of 32 after a close match with Lim Jun-hyeok. Refence beat Han Ji-seung (Welcome Savings Bank) 3-0.
Kim Hyun-seok, who caused the biggest surprise by defeating Frederick Kudron (Belgium, Welcome Savings Bank) in the round of 128, even Kim Byung-ho (Hana Card) won after a close match and joined the round of 32.
On the 21st, the 5th day of the competition, the PBA round of 32 will be held from 11:30 am. From 4:30 p.m., the women’s LPBA quarterfinals will be held.