Samsung Fire, which finished last in professional volleyball last season, jumped to second place after sweeping OK Financial Group.
Samsung Fire defeated OK Financial Group 3-0 (25-23 25-21 25-19) in straight sets in the men’s Dodram 2023-2024 V-League at Daejeon Chungmu Gymnasium on Sunday to extend its winning streak to three games.
Samsung Fire improved to 3-1-1 and 8 points, dropping OK Financial Group (2-1-1 and 5 points) to second place.
Samsung Fire easily took the first set behind a strong performance from foreign player Yosvani Hernandez (registered name Yosvani).
Yosvani scored 13 points in the first set alone, including seven points from behind.
He even closed out the set himself with a successful backhand attack at 24-23.
In the second set, the Korean players backed up Yosubani.
Kim Jun-woo scored five points, including two fastbreaks, while Kim Jung-ho and Park Sung-jin combined for eight points on the wings.
OK Financial Group self-destructed with a shaky defense that resulted in a second-set receiving efficiency of just 23.81%.
After taking the second set 25-21, Samsung Chemical closed out the match in the third set.
Outside hitter Kim Jeong-ho set the tone with back-to-back open attacks at 7-5, before blocking an attack by opposite hitter Kang Jeong-min.
After Samsung Fire scored three consecutive points, OK Financial Group was shaken. Kang Jeong-min even committed an over net error.
With the gap in the score, OK Financial Group didn’t face any major crisis after that and took the three points.
Yosubani was the top scorer for both teams with 27 points, while Kim Jung-ho had 15 points and Park Sung-jin had nine points. 슬롯사이트