Korea Expressway Corporation won a thrilling victory after four deuce battles.
Korea Expressway Corporation won a set score of 3-1 (24-26 27-25 28-26 33-31) in the final match of the 4th round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division against GS Caltex held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 27th. .
With the victory on this day, the road construction earned 3 points and recorded 38 points, widening the gap with KGC Ginseng Corporation (35 points) in 4th place. While foreign player Catbell scored 30 points, Park Jung-ah also led the team to victory with 29 points. Bae Yoo-na and Jeong Dae-young also contributed by scoring 25 points.
Deuce’s concentration shone. All four sets led to deuce, but the road construction won the third set and laughed at the end. From the 1st set to the 3rd set, they gave up set points first, but they showed their concentration at the end and won a thrilling come-from-behind victory.
Korea Expressway Corporation coach Kim Jong-min, whom we met after the game, said, “GS and we were very focused on the game. It was a fun game,” he said. “The power seemed to be equal. It seems that it was a good match thanks to the two players (Park) Jeong-ah and Catbell in terms of concentration and decision-making.”
I did not forget to praise Park Jung-ah, who is making a big success overcoming the sluggishness at the beginning of the season. Manager Kim said, “At the beginning of the season, breathing with the setter did not go well, but he seems to be adjusting as he plays. He praised him, saying, “It seems that the difference in thinking that he is an ace and he has to hit all the balls has changed.” 메이저놀이터
There was also a dizzying scene in the middle of the game. Im Myung-ok and Jeon Sae-yan collided with each other and received treatment. Director Kim said, “(When playing defense), this is a common scene. (Im) Myeong-ok is fine, but (former) Sae-yan is not so good, so I think I need to check my physical condition more.”
On the other hand, with the victory on this day, the road construction achieved the beauty of the 4th round. Manager Kim Jong-min said, “It was good at the beginning of the round, but it was not good in the middle. I feel like I have found my place again in the second half, but it seems that every game has had a lot of ups and downs,” he said in a general review of the 4th round.
The Korea Expressway Corporation will play the first game of the 5th round against KGC Ginseng Corporation on the 31st after the All-Star Game. The match will be held in three days. In fact, it is safe to say that there is no all-star break in road construction.
Coach Jong-min Kim said, “He has to prepare well because he will play right away in 3 days. Players participating in the All-Star Game (29th) will return on Sunday (30th), and play immediately on Tuesday after a day off on Monday. I think I need to check the players condition well,” he said, preparing for the 5th round.