KEPCO Big Storm drove the momentum to escape from a losing streak.
KEPCO won a set score 3-0 (25-19, 25-13, 25-22) in a home game against OK Financial Group in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League men’s division held at Suwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 13th.
On the 10th, KEPCO, which succeeded in escaping from 9 consecutive losses in the Woori Card game, recorded 26 points with 8 wins, 13 losses, and 2 consecutive wins. The ranking remained at number 5. OK Financial Group suffered the 10th loss of the season (11 wins, 33 points).
On this day, KEPCO’s Thais showed off their firepower with 22 points and an attack success rate of 65.38%, and both Shin Young-seok and Seo Jae-deok boasted an attack success rate of over 50% and brought victory.
The momentum at the beginning of the first set was led by OK Financial Group. Following Leo’s consecutive back attacks, Song Myung-geun’s serve ace and Kwak Myung-woo’s blocking continued to spread the score quickly.
As the score widened to 6 points, OK Financial Group seemed to easily take the first set, but KEPCO immediately launched a counterattack. While OK Financial Group’s mistakes continued, Lim Seong-jin and Thais scored points, narrowing the gap to one point at once. KEPCO, who balanced the score 17-17 with Kyo-Hyeok Koo’s sub ace, brought the atmosphere to the fore with Thais scoring consecutively and even blocking after Shin Young-seok’s quick attack. In the end, he won a dramatic come-from-behind victory in the first set with Thais’ consecutive sub-aces at 23-19. 스포츠토토
In the second set, KEPCO continued the atmosphere. In the beginning, Seongjin Lim caught the flow by scoring back attacks and blocking, and after that, KEPCO’s blocking cut off OK Financial Group’s attack flow. KEPCO, which spread the score early, even managed to win the second set with Cho Geun-ho’s blocking.
KEPCO’s momentum continued until the third set. OK Financial Group tried to turn around with Leo’s firepower in the beginning, but was blocked by Tais and Seo Jae-deok’s consecutive blocking and failed to bring the flow. Here, OK Financial Group began to collapse on its own as the crime continued. In the end, KEPCO, which reached the 20-point mark first, actually took the victory with Shin Young-seok’s sub-ace in 21-17.
OK Financial Group pursued a last-minute chase by following up to a two-point gap with Park Seung-soo’s open and Leo’s consecutive serve aces in 18-24, but it was not enough to catch up with the gap.