The Samsung Fire men’s professional volleyball team finished the first round atop the standings with a five-game winning streak. The team swept Korea Electric Power 3-0 (28-26 25-21 25-22) in straight sets in their Dodram 2023-2024 V-League home match at Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon on Friday .Tied with Woori Card with a 5-1 record and 14 points, Samsung Fire jumped to the top of the standings in terms of set wins. The team has been on a roll in its last four matches with three straight shutout victories with a 3-0 set score. KEPCO suffered its third straight loss.
After taking the first set on a deuce by KEPCO’s Seo Jae-duk and a block by Kim Jun-woo that prevented a quick opening by Lim Sung-jin, Samsung Fire slowly pushed KEPCO back in the second set with its serve. Three service aces from Yosvani Hernandez (registered name Yosvani) and Kim Jung-ho gave Samsung Chemical a two-point lead, and later in the set, the Korean team took advantage of an error by Tys Dulhos (registered name Tys) and an attack by Im Seong-jin that got caught in the net to take a 21-17 lead and book a match point. The third set belonged to the powerful fixer Yosvani.
After 바카라사이트 scoring back-to-back kills at 17-17, Yosubani followed Seo Jae-duk’s attack with a solo effective block at 20-18 and then took the toss from setter Noh Jae-wook for a quick open attack to split the KEPCO court. Samsung Fire ended the match on 24-22 match point with an attack error by KEPCO middle blocker Shin Young-seok. Yosubani finished with 25 points, including a service ace and two blocks, to lead the team to its fifth straight win. In the women’s match at the Gwangju Pepper Stadium, Chung KwanJang swept Pepper Savings Bank 3-0 (27-25 25-17 25-16) to move up one spot from fourth to third place.
Pepper Savings Bank suffered their fourth straight defeat .Hijab-wearing “Indonesian big guns” Megawati Putiwi (registered name Mega) and Giovanna Milana (registered name Gia) unleashed a pair of cannons, scoring 25 and 18 points respectively. After dropping the first set deuce, Pepper Savings Bank was outshot by 15 percentage points in team attack percentage and went cold turkey in the second and third sets.