Abe Crombie puts up a 31-point performance. IBK took the three points.
IBK won the second round match of the Dodram 2023-2024 V-League against Pepper Savings Bank 3-1 (25-18, 20-25, 25-22, 25-19) at Pepper Stadium in Gwangju 토토사이트 on April 19.
With the valuable three points, IBK moved up from sixth to fifth place in the standings with a record of 4 wins, 6 losses, and 11 points. On the other hand, Pepper Savings Bank, which suffered back-to-back losses, remained at the bottom of the standings with a record of 2 wins, 7 losses and 5 points.
The two teams split the first and second sets. The third set was the turning point in the match. With the score tied at 21-20, IBK took a 23-21 lead with attack points from Abecrombie and Pyo Seung-joo. Abecrombie then served to Park for a 24-21 set point. Pepper Savings Bank rallied with a hard hit from Lee Han-bi, but lost the set as Seo Chae-won’s serve was out.
In the fourth set, IBK took the lead at 11-11 when Choi Jeong-min blocked an attack by opposing ace Yasmin, and then went up 14-11 on an attack point by Choi and a back-attack by Abecrombie.
Taking the lead, IBK maintained a 2-3 point lead until the end of the set to close out the match.
IBK was led by Abercrombie’s 31-point performance, while Pyo Seung-ju added 13 points, Lim Hye-rim 10 points, and Choi Jung-min 9 points. Despite being out-blocked 53-61, they had a 13-8 advantage in blocks, a 6-0 advantage in aces, and committed 15 errors, eight fewer than their opponents (23).
Pepper Savings Bank was led by Yasmin with 25 points, Park Jung-ah with 14, Lee Han-bi with 12, and Phillips with 9, but failed to capitalize at key moments.
IBK will try to extend its winning streak against Chungkwanjang in Hwaseong on the 24th. Pepper Savings Bank will play Hyundai E&C at home in Gwangju on the 23rd.