Jung Kwan-jang leads Heungkuk Life to thrilling comeback win, breaks lowest-scoring tie in fourth set

Women’s professional volleyball’s Kwan-jang Jung pulled off a dramatic upset against Heungkuk Life.The team defeated the visiting Heungkuk Sinsaeng 3-2 (21-25 26-28 25-22 25-7 18-16) in straight sets in the Dodram 2023-2024 V League Women’s Division at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on Saturday.Jung ended Heungkuk Sinsang’s opening four-game winning streak and improved to 2-1 on the season.Heungkuk Life seemed to be on a roll, taking the first and second sets with Kim “Ssangpo” Yeon-kyung and Yelena Mrazenovic (real name Yelena), but Kwan-jang switched gears in the third set.In the third set, Kwanjang put up an iron wall and recorded six team blocks.Every single one of those blocks came in a contested game, and five of them were against Yelena, which was enough to turn the tide of the match.At 6-6, Jung Ho-young blocked back-to-back open attacks from Yelena, and at 19-21, Park Eun-jin and Megawatti Pertwee (nee Mega) combined for three straight blocks.Then, at 23-22, Yelena’s service error and Park Eun-jin’s open point combined to set the tone, and Jung sealed a commanding 25-7 win in the fourth set.The seven points in a set tied the record for fewest points in a single set in the history of the V League for both men and women.

Chung also collected six blocks in the fourth set, while Giovanna Milana (real name Gia) bounced back from her 1-3 set slump ith seven points.At 19-4, Chung scored 12 straight points to go up 21-4. Along the way, Jung served up four service aces.This tied the record for most consecutive points in a match and also tied the record for most consecutive service aces (12).In the unforgiving fifth set, Jung showed her backbone.At 13-13, a service error by Jia gave him match point, but Mega’s sharp diagonal attack brought the match to deuce.Mega then took a one-point lead with an exciting attack. Heungkuk Sinsung asked for a video review, but the ball came in generously inside the line.At 17-16, the score was tied at two points apiece, and Jia, who had a disappointing performance on the day, scored the final point with an atoning spike.Jia (20 points, 3 blocks), Jung Ho-young (14 points, 5 blocks), Park Hye-min (13 points, 1 block), and Park Eun-jin 온라인카지노 (12 points, 4 blocks) also played well as Mega finished with a team-high 31 points, including two blocked shots.

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