Women’s professional volleyball KGC Ginseng Corporation won the final game of the 4th round and happily greeted the All-Star break. The joy was doubled because he defeated the ‘natural enemy’ Heungkuk Life Insurance.
KGC won with a set score of 3-1 (25-19 25-23 22-25 25-19) in an away game against Heungkuk Life Insurance in the 4th round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon on the 25th.
With this victory, KGC jumped from 5th to 4th place with a season record of 11 wins and 13 losses and 35 points, overtaking 4th place GS Caltex (33 points), who played one less game. The battle for the mid-ranking position in the women’s division became even more interesting as they followed closely behind Korea Expressway Corporation (35 points) in third place.
He also broke the chain of three consecutive losses against Heungkuk Life Insurance, which continued from the first round. He also secured a foothold to win a shutout victory in enemy territory and escape from the ‘Heungkuk jinx’.
KGC succeeded in dominating the baseline from the first set. Elisabeth, the main gun, held the center with 7 points, and Lee So-young and Jeong Ho-young showed off their good condition with 5 points side by side, easily releasing the attack. Heungkuk Life Insurance took the first set 25-19 in a firefight.
KGC showed concentration in the match in the second set. In a tight match at 22-22, Jeong Ho-young’s quick attack caught Heungkuk Life Insurance off guard, and then added one more point to the opponent’s mistake to preempt the set point. Then, in 24-23, Chae Seon-ah’s quick open success made the set score 2-0.
Heungkuk Life Insurance did not back down easily either. Unlike the 1st and 2nd sets, a smooth attack was made as the offensive power of the main players revived side by side, such as Yelena 7 points, Kim Mi-yeon 6 points, and Kim Yeon-kyung 5 points. After widening the score to 20-11 in the middle of the 3rd set, they won the 3rd set, got out of the cliff, and dragged the match into the 4th set.
However, KGC did not allow Heungkuk Life’s resistance any longer. After taking the lead with Lee So-young’s open success at 12-12, which was the match in the fourth set, Jung Ho-young’s open success and blocking, and Lee So-young’s blocking, quickly widened the score to 16-12, taking one step closer to victory. 온라인바카라
KGC did not miss this trend. They were chased by 17-15, but Jung Ho-young acted as a solver and ran away again with 20-16. After breaking Heungkuk Life’s will to pursue, the game ended.
KGC’s main gun Elisabeth did her part with 25 points, while middle blocker Jeong Ho-young led the team’s victory by scoring 21 points, exceeding her own record of most points in a game. Lee So-young also showed the aspect of a native ace with 16 points and stable receiving without regret.
On the other hand, for Heungkuk Life Insurance, Yelena scored the most of both teams with 26 points, and Kim Yeon-kyung and Kim Mi-yeon scored 13 points, but they were defeated by KGC in both offense and defense, and their 3 consecutive wins failed. In addition, the 4th round ended in regret, unable to narrow the gap with the leading Hyundai E&C.