Hyundai E&C defeats Pepper Savings Bank in Pro Volleyball Cup, advances to quarterfinals

SEOUL (Yonhap) By Jang Hyun-koo = Hyundai E&C advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2023 Gumi Dodram Cup professional volleyball tournament (Cup) with two straight wins .Hyundai E&C swept Pepper Savings Bank 3-0 (25-21 25-16 25-19) in straight sets in the second match of Group A of the Cup at the Park Jung-hee Gymnasium in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, on Nov. 31.Hyundai E&C, which defeated KGC Ginseng Corporation 3-0 two days earlier, became the first of the four teams in Group A to record two wins. Pepper Savings Bank suffered back-to-back losses to Korea Expressway Corporation and Hyundai E&C. The quarterfinals of the cup competition will feature the first and second place finishers in Group A and the first and second place finishers in Group B. Armed with effective serving and error-free play, Hyundai E&C played a seesaw game with Pepper Savings Bank in the first set 카지노사이트킹 before taking the lead after 20 points .At 21-20, Yang Hyo-jin’s fastball and Kim Joo-hyang’s service ace came in quick succession, and left side hitter Hwang Yeon-ju closed out the first set with an open goal on set point .HHI found its groove at the start of the second set, scoring six straight points on setter Kim Dae-in’s serve, including quick kills from Yang Hyo-jin and quick openers from Hwang Yeon-ju and Kim Joo-hyang to take an 11-5 lead. The three frontline attackers – outside hitter Hwang Yeon-ju (4 points), outside hitter Kim Joo-hyang (6 points) and middle blocker Yang Hyo-jin (4 points) – combined for 14 points in the second set alone .In the middle of the third set, two blocking blocks by Lee Da-hyun and Yang Hyo-jin gave HMC a 16-12 lead over Pepper Savings Bank’s Chang and ended the match with a straight-set victory. Yang Hyo-jin scored 18 points, Kim Joo-hyang 13, and Hwang Yeon-ju 12.Park “Clutch Park” Jung-ah, who Pepper Savings Bank signed for a total of $2.325 billion over three years, was rested against Roadworks and did not score on the day as a substitute .Pepper Savings Bank finished with a team offensive success rate of 31.4 percent, 15 percentage points lower than Hyundai E&C.

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