OK Financial Group put the brakes on top-ranked Woori Card’s first-round sweep.
OK Financial Group swept Woori Card 3-0 (25-23 26-24 25-22) in straight sets and a shutout in the men’s home match of the Dodram 2023-2024 V League at Ansan Sangryoksu Gymnasium on Wednesday.
OK Financial Group improved to 10 points (4-1) and moved from fourth to third place in the standings, while stopping Woori Card (14-5-1), who had won five straight games, including the opening match, from sweeping their first-round matches.
Leo led the way with 21 points. Shin Shin-jin chipped in with 13 points. Song Hee-chae added 12 points.
Song Hee-chae, who was traded from Woori Card to OK Financial Group in May this year, played a key role in the win.
At 21-21 in the first set, Song Hee-chae broke the balance with a late attack, and Leo’s service ace widened the gap. At 23-22, Shin made a set point with an open attack, and at 24-23, Song Hee-chae ended the set with an open attack.
In the second set, with the score at 24-24 deuce, Leo made an open attack and Woori Card’s Kim Ji-han’s quick open went off the line without reaching the blocker, giving OK Financial Group the lead.
In the third set, at 22-20, Song Hee-chae landed back-to-back open attacks to give OK Financial Group a 24-20 lead and virtually seal the match.
Meanwhile, Woori Card was led by Matei’s 14 points.
In the women’s game, GS Caltex swept Hyundai E&C.
GS Caltex won their home match against Hyundai E&C at Jangchung Gymnasium in Jung-gu, Seoul, 3-0 (25-16 25-20 25-14) in straight sets.
With 11 points (4-1), GS Caltex 토토사이트 moved up to second place, ahead of Hyundai E&C (10-3). The gap between them and first-place Heungkuk Life (12-4-1) is one point.
GS Caltex held Momma, who was its leading scorer in the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 seasons, to 12 points (41.38% shooting percentage). Silva, GS Caltex’s choice to replace Moma, scored a team-high 21 points (51.35%).