Professional volleyball KGC Ginseng Corporation rose to fourth place.
KGC Ginseng Corporation won a complete victory 3-0 (25-17 25-13 25-23) in a match against IBK Industrial Bank in the women’s division of the ‘Dodram 2022-2023 V-League’ held at Hwaseong Sports Complex on the 8th.
Ginseng Corporation (12 wins, 15 losses, 38 points), which escaped from two consecutive losses, pushed GS Caltex (12 wins, 14 losses, 36 points) to 5th place and rose to 4th place. Ginseng Corporation narrowed the gap with the 3rd place Korea Expressway Corporation (15 wins, 11 losses, 44 points).
In addition, Ginseng Corporation showed an advantage against IBK this season with 4 wins and 1 loss.
Ginseng Corporation foreign player Elisabeth led the victory by posting 24 points, including 4 sub-aces and 2 blocking points.
Ginseng Corporation middle blocker Jeong Ho-young scored 13 points, including 7 blocking points, and became the main player in the victory. Park Eun-jin and Park Hye-min added 10 points to the victory.
Industrial Bank of Korea (10 wins, 17 losses, 31 points), which suffered two consecutive losses, was still in 6th place.
IBK Kim Hee-jin (10 points) and Choi Jeong-min (9 points) fought hard, but other players lacked scoring support.
From the beginning of the 1st set, Ginseng Corporation took a slight advantage, with Elisabeth at the head, Jung Ho-young and Park Eun-jin contributing to the score. Ginseng Corporation escaped from 14-13 to 19-13 thanks to Park Hye-min’s great success. In the second half of the set, Park Hye-min and Jung Ho-young played an active role and brought the first set.
Ginseng Corporation, which overcame the baseline, succeeded in scoring 4 consecutive times, starting with Park Eun-jin’s blocking in the second set 4-4. Afterwards, Park Eun-jin, Jeong Ho-young, and Elisabeth exploded high-altitude bombing to escape IBK’s pursuit.
In the beginning of the 3rd set, Ginseng Corp. was pushed by IBK’s momentum and was dragged 5-10. However, with Park Hye-min’s consecutive blocking, etc., the chase began, and Elisabeth’s consecutive sub-aces reversed the charter in a situation where they were trailing 12-13.
In 14-14, Ginseng Corporation widened the score to 18-14 with Park Eun-jin’s moving attack, Elisabeth’s continuous back attack, and riding on the opponent’s room.
In 21-19, Ginseng Corporation escaped with Jung Ho-young’s quick attack and Lee So-young’s open attack, and Elisabeth scored in 24-23 to end the game.
IBK suffered a complete defeat as the team’s attack success rate was less than 30%.
OK Financial Group won the men’s match against Woori Card at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan with a score of 3-2 (27-25 21-25 26-24 13-25 15-13).
OK Financial Group (13 wins, 14 losses, 39 points), which escaped from 4 consecutive losses, rose from 5th to 4th, chasing the 3rd place Woori스포츠토토Card (14 wins, 13 losses, 40 points) to the bottom of the chin.
Leo, a foreign player from OK Financial Group, led the victory by scoring 36 points, including 5 sub-aces. Song Myung-geun contributed to the victory by scoring 15 points. Both players showed an attack success rate of over 50%.
In particular, Leo took the lead in escaping from a losing streak by scoring 7 points in only the 5th set.
Woori Card fell into a quagmire of 4 consecutive losses, and a red flag was turned on for 3rd place.
Woori Card foreign players Na Gyeong-bok (26 points), Agamez (21 points), and Song Hee-chae (15 points) struggled, but dropped their heads in the 5th set due to lack of support.