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Japan men’s V.League: Kubiak & Shimizu keep Panthers’ winning streak, Edgar defeats Escobar!

by WoV

Panasonic Panthers have improved the winning streak to five matches as they defeated FC Tokyo in four sets 3-1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-17, 25-21).

Panasonic Panthers

Panasonic Panthers

Michal Kubiak (21 points – 4 blocks, 3 aces) and Kunihiro Shimizu (20 points) have created the victory of Panthers to keep them on top of the standings. 

Thomas Edgar has marked the 10th round of the Japanese men’s V.League, scoring 35 points in 3-1 victory over Yadrian Escobar’s team Suntory Sunbirds 3-1 (25-16, 25-27, 25-22, 25-22).

Also, we watched an amazing clash between Gavin Schmitt and Matey Kaziyski. Even though the Bulgarian player outscored the Canadian international, his team JTEKT had to surrender after five sets! Schmitt scored 29, while Kaziyski had 32 on the other side.

Japan men’s V.League, round 10:

Suntory Sunbirds – JT Thunders 1-3 (16-25, 27-25, 22-25, 22-25); Escobar 23 – Edgar 35

Toray Arrows – JTEKT 3-2 (25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 21-25, 17-15); Schmitt 29 – Kaziyski 32

Gosei Trefuerza – Osaka Sakai 1-3 (17-25, 18-25, 25-22, 18-25); Takaya 16 – Wallace 29

Panasonic Panthers – FC Tokyo 3-1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-17, 25-21); Kubiak 21, Shimizu 20 – Pepic 17

STANDINGS:

#

Team

MP

W

L

S

Pts

1.

Panasonic Panthers

10

9

1

29:10

28

2.

Toray Arrows

10

7

3

23:13

20

3.

JT Thunders

10

6

4

20:16

17

4.

Gosei Trefuerza

10

6

4

21:18

16

5.

JTEKT

10

5

5

19:18

15

6.

Suntory Sunbirds

10

4

6

18:21

14

7.

Osaka Sakai

10

3

7

14:25

9

8.

FC Tokyo

10

0

10

7:30

1

 

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