20. 03. 2018

KOR M: Versatile display of Gasparini helps Jumbos tie semifinals. vs. Bluefangs

Source: kovo.co.kr; Photo: facebook.com/KoreanAir.Jumbos

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Incheon Korean Air Jumbos tied the 2017-2018 Dodram Variety League playoff semifinals against Daejeon Samsung Fire & Marine Bluefangs at 1-1.


No.3 Jumbos exploited a home-court advantage and surpassed No.2 Bluefangs in Game 2 of the 2017-2018 V-League playoff semifinals by a 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-18, 26-24) to tie the series at 1-1.

The Slovenian opposite Mitja Gasparini showed all-round display – 25 points, including 3 aces and 4 kill blocks for the winning side. Jin Seong-Tae added 4 kill blocks. The Dutchman Thijs ter Horst scored 26 points for the Bluefangs.

A decisive Game 3 is scheduled for March 22 at the Bluefangs’ home court. The winner of a duel will face the top-seed Cheonan Hyundai Capital Skywalkers, who earned an automatic berth in the finals.


To see complete results, stats, and standings, visit our KOR National Championship 2017/2018 / Male / Seniors page. 


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