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JPN M: Panthers hit by Thunders in derby with brilliant Vissotto

by WoV
source: vleague.or.jp; Photo: jti.co.jp

JT Thunders Hiroshima is making the new winning streak in Japanese championship.

JT Thunders

JT Thunders

The leader in the standings was better than Panasonic Panthers in a derby of Round 17. JT Thunders scored an away win in straight sets, with partial 20-25, 20-25, 21-25.

Thus, it firmly holds he top spot with almost unattainable advantage comparing to today’s rivals and Suntory Sunbirds.

Best scorers: JT ThundersLeandro Vissotto (16) and Yu Koshikawa (15), PanthersTatsuya Fukuzawa (15) and Kunihiro Shimizu (14).

Suntory Sunbirds unpleasantly surprised own fans after losing home to JTEKT Stings in four sets. Sunbirds were led by Evandro Guerra (17) and Kentaro Hoshiya (11). In Stings, Fernando Hernández had 31 and Hiroaki Asano 18 points.

Igor Omrčen’s 31 points were quite enough for Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza to beat last placed F.C. Tokyo Volleyball Team while Toray Arrows defeated Sakai Blazers away in four sets thanks to 18 points from Dejan Bojović. Milan Pepić scored 21 in the losing team.

Regular Season / / 17th round

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
  08. 02. 2015 14:00 Panasonic Panthers VS JT Thunders Hiroshima 0:3 20:25; 20:25; 21:25    
  08. 02. 2015 14:00 Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza M VS F.C. Tokyo Volleyball Team 3:1 23:25; 25:19; 25:16; 25:21    
  08. 02. 2015 16:00 Sakai Blazers VS Toray Arrows 1:3 25:22; 25:27; 16:25; 17:25    
  08. 02. 2015 16:00 Suntory Sunbirds VS JTEKT Stings 1:3 25:23; 23:25; 20:25; 20:25    


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