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SVK M: Prievidza advance to finals, defending champs Nitra on verge of elimination to Prešov

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source: svf-web.dataproject.com; Photo: facebook.com/vkprievidza

VK Prievidza will play the Slovakian men’s volleyball championship Extraliga 2017/2018 finals.

Prievidza

Prievidza

The top-seed VK Prievidza made a sweep against No.4 TJ Slávia Svidník in the Extraliga best-of-seven playoff semifinals, losing only one set in the series (3-0). Game 3 ended by a 3-0, partially 25-13, 25-21, 27-25.

Marek Ludha scored 14 points for Prievidza (3 aces, 3 kill blocks) by making 73% attack (8/11, blocked twice). The Pole Łukasz Pietrzak topped 11 points for Slávia, while Ján Majcher contributed with 4 kill blocks.

In the other semifinal, No.3 VK Mirad PU Prešov gained a 2-1 lead against No.2 VKP Bystrina SPU Nitra (3-2 win in Game 3), forcing defending champions to fight for survival in the series in the next game. Martin Sopko scored 26 points (4 kill blocks) for the winning side, while Ľuboš Macko added 6 kill blocks. Igor Rehák tallied 26 points (3 kill blocks) for Nitra. Peter Kašper made 4 kill blocks.

 

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

 

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