Women’s volleyball Heungkuk Life Insurance defeated KGC Ginseng Corporation and stood shoulder to shoulder with leading Hyundai Engineering & Construction with 35 points thanks to middle blocker Joo-ah Lee (22) setting a new record for the most points in one game (20 points). .
Men’s volleyball Woori Card Kim Ji-han (23) scored the first triple crown in his career with 29 points, the most among both teams, in a game he played on behalf of injured foreign striker Agamez, leading Samsung Fire & Marine to a seven-game losing streak and leading the team to victory.
Heungkuk Life Insurance beat KGC Ginseng Corporation 3-1메이저놀이터 (21-25 25-12 25-18 25-12) in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Visiting Game at Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon on the 17th and ran for 5 consecutive wins.
Heungkuk Life Insurance stood shoulder to shoulder with leading Hyundai Engineering & Construction with 35 points, but kept second place by one win in the most wins. KGC Ginseng Corporation could not add points and stayed in 6th place.
While wing strikers Kim Yeon-kyung (19 points) and Yelena (21 points) did their part, middle blocker Lee Joo-ah set a new record for the most points in a game (20 points) and became the hero of the day.
Lee Joo-ah scored 19 points minus 1 blocking point with quick attacks and moving attacks. Kim Yeon-kyung posted 3 blocking and 2 sub-aces.
In Ginseng Corporation, Elisabeth (29 points) and Lee So-young (12 points) struggled. However, the overall attack success rate of the team was only 36%, 14 percentage points lower than Heungkuk Life Insurance, and he could not win with 20 times more than Heungkuk Life Insurance.
■ Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance lost to Woori Card without Agamez, 7 consecutive losses bogged down
In men’s volleyball, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance fell into a 7-game losing streak.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance lost to Woori Card with a set score of 1-3 (18-25 18-25 26-24 16-25) in an away match held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 17th.
The lowest ranked Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance has lost 7 games since defeating KB Insurance 3-0 on the 22nd of last month. In the meantime, they lost twice in 5-set matches, adding only 2 points.
Woori Card climbed one notch from 5th to 4th in the mid-ranking with 8 wins and 6 losses and 21 points.
When foreign striker Riverman Agamez, who injured his left thigh on the 9th, was unable to play for about three weeks, Kim Ji-han, who replaced him, took the lead in Woori Card’s victory.
Kim Ji-han scored 8 points in the first set alone, and in the second set, she scored 11 points with a 100% attack success rate, including two sub-aces, and roared.
In particular, Kim Ji-han enjoyed double joy by ending the game with an interception score at the match point in the 4th set and achieving the triple crown (3 or more each of serve, back attack, and blocking) at the same time. Kim Ji-han scored 29 points, the most among both teams, including 4 serve aces and 8 back attacks.
Kim Ji-han won the triple crown for the 13th time this season. He is the second Korean player after team senior Na Gyeong-bok (twice).
Kim Ji-han, an outside hitter (left), transferred from KEPCO to Woori Card with libero Oh Jae-seong (30) in August of this year. In return, Woori Card setter Ha Seung-woo (27) and libero Jang Ji-won (21) were transferred to KEPCO in a 2:2 trade.
In the 4th set 5-4, Woori Card tied the opponent’s mistakes with Song Hee-chae’s open strike, setter Hwang Seung-bin’s blocking, Kim Ji-han’s back attack, and Na Gyeong-bok’s open score to win and lose with 5 consecutive points.
Na Gyeong-bok, who survived from the third set, scored 17 points and Song Hee-chae helped Kim Ji-han with 12 points.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance won the third set thanks to Ryu Yoon-sik, who scored 6 points as soon as he stepped on the court, but collapsed after 4 sets as the main gun, Ahmed Iqbairi, who had half of his strength, stayed with 17 points.
Woori Card wore a specially made uniform on the day of the last home game of the year. On the back of the uniform, instead of the player’s name, names of places in Seoul such as ‘Gyeongbok Palace’ (Na Gyeong-bok) and ‘Seoul Forest’ (Hwang Seung-bin) were engraved, and Kim Ji-han was known as ‘Namdaemun’.