KEPCO defeated Hyundai Capital and won 4 consecutive wins for the first time in the season… GS wins Pepper
Men’s professional volleyball KEPCO, which is competing fiercely for the middle rank, recaptured 4th place with a come-from-behind victory. In the women’s division, GS Caltex escaped from a three-game losing streak by holding the lowest-ranking Pepper Savings Bank.
KEPCO won with a set score of 안전놀이터 in the Dodram 2022-23 V-League Men’s Round 5 home game against Hyundai Capital held at Suwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 5th.
KEPCO, which won its first 4 consecutive wins this season, recorded 12 wins and 14 losses (38 points), pulling down OK Financial Group (37 points) and rising to 4th place.
2nd place Hyundai Capital recorded 16 wins and 10 losses (49 points) without adding points, and was unable to narrow the gap with leader Korean Air (55 points).
On this day, KEPCO’s Thais Dull Host (registered name Thais) flew with 27 points, and Seo Jae-deok also showed off his hot firepower with 18 points, including 7 back attacks.
For Hyundai Capital, Oreol Kameho (registered name Oreol) scored 25 points, but the team lost.
KEPCO gave away the first set and made an uneasy start, but in the second set, Thais’ back attack and Seo Jae-deok’s open led to a set score of 1-1.
The 3rd set was a tight match, but it was KEPCO that gave strength in the match.
In a situation where KEPCO was behind 18-19, Thais completely changed the flow by scoring three consecutive points alone, including two consecutive serve aces. Then, Shin Young-seok and Seo Jae-deok also recorded sub-aces in a row, and even won the third set.
The 4th set was also a band electrode.
KEPCO was dragged to 4-8 due to Hyundai Capital blocking in the early stages, but after that, it showed its potential to overturn to 10-8 by scoring 6 consecutive times. Then, with Thais’ strong open scoring and Shin Young-seok’s sub ace, the gap was further widened.
On the other hand, Hyundai Capital was shaken, such as the serve of Heo Soo-bong and Jeon Gwang-in getting caught in the net.
In the end, KEPCO ended the game with a victory as the opponent’s ‘one point server’ Moon Seong-min’s serve was caught in the net with a 24-23 lead.