24. 03. 2018

TUR M: Arkas record 20 kill blocks as a team vs. Galatasaray in Game 2 to advance to finals

Source: tvf-web.dataproject.com; Photo: tvf.org.tr

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For the second year in a row, Arkas Spor will contest in the Turkish men’s volleyball championship Efeler Ligi playoff finals.

 

No.2 Arkas Spor kicked out No.6 Galatasaray HDI Sigorta from the 2017-2018 Efeler Ligi semifinal with a 2-0 in the series (3-1 in Game 2) to play the finals for the second straight year.

Once again, the youngster Adis Lagumdžija topped Arkas. He scored 21 points in Game 2 (3 aces, 2 kill blocks). Speaking of kill blocks, Arkas recorded 20 as a team! Mustafa Koç stood out with 7 kill blocks. He added 75% attack (9/12, blocked once). The German Christian Fromm made 75% reception (12 digs, 75% perfect). It is noteworthy that Arkas played the entire series without their best scorer in the regular season, The Cuban Michael Sánchez Bozhulev, who performed as a backup.

The Ugandian Daudi Okello scored 19 points for Galatasaray. Emin Gök contributed with 5 kill blocks, while Can Ayvazoğlu recorded 80% reception (20 digs, 2 errors, 65% perfect).

No.1 Halkbank and No.5 İstanbul BBSK will play Game 2 tomorrow, on March 25. Halkbank lead by a 1-0 in the series.

 

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

 

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