‘Triangle bombing’ GS Caltex beats Pepper without Oh Ji-young and escapes from 3 consecutive losses

GS Caltex, a women’s professional volleyball team, broke its 3-game losing streak and continued its hopes of reclaiming 3rd place. 

GS Caltex won a complete victory with a set score of 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-16) in the 5th round home game against Pepper Savings Bank in the 2022-23 Dodram V League Women’s Division held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 5th. MoMA scored 23 points, Kang So-hui and Yoo Seo-yeon scored 13 and 10 points, respectively. 

GS Caltex increased its momentum to recapture third place by winning 3-2 with main gun Sohui Kang showing good condition in the Hyundai E&C match held on the 20th of last month. However, on the 23rd, while foreign player Moma was away due to injury, he was hit 1-3 in the match against Pepper Savings Bank, and then suffered a slump with three consecutive losses until the Korea Expressway Corporation (January 27th) and Hyundai E&C (February 2nd) match. did. On this day (5th), he played a revenge match against Pepper Savings Bank, where the losing streak began 토토사이트

GS Caltex, who won 12 wins (14 losses) this season, recorded 36 points, beating 4th place KGC Ginseng Corporation (35 points). The difference between Korea Expressway Corporation (44 points) and 3rd place is 9. There is still a long way to go. 

The match between GS Caltex and Pepper Savings Bank drew attention because of a separate clause in the trade between the two teams. GS Caltex sent veteran libero Oh Ji-young to Pepper Savings Bank and received the rookie nomination. Controversy arose when it was later revealed that Oh Ji-young could not play against opponents for the rest of the season. It was pointed out that this contract could harm player rights and league fairness, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism also recognized the problem and recommended improvement measures. The Korean Volleyball Federation (KOVO) announced that it would find improvements, but expressed its position that it would be difficult to apply the trade-related provisions retrospectively. 

Unlike the previous confrontation, GS Caltex successfully attacked the Pepper Savings Bank court, where Oh Ji-young was missing. I stepped on the 15-point high with a 6-point lead, and marked the 20th point with a 9-point lead. The power of the twin cannons Moma and Kang So-hui shone. After scoring 20 points, Kang So-hui monopolized the possession of the team’s offense. 

The second set was a close match. GS Caltex allowed the pursuit by committing an offense with a 21-18, 3-point lead. However, Sohui Kang and MoMA continued to score and maintain a two-point lead. In 23-22, Yoo Seo-yeon made a series of quick opens and scored 25 points first. 

GS Caltex maintained a 4-5 point lead in the 3rd set as well. MoMA took a 6-point lead with a timed attack and stepped on the 20-point high, and Kang So-hui’s spikes hit in two attack opportunities were all stuck in the opponent’s court, approaching the victory. 

In GS Caltex, Seo-yeon Yoo blocked Niared’s back attack in 23-16 to create a match point, and Ji-yoon Mun scored the last point of the set to decide the game. 

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