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POL M: Jastrzębski Dominates Cuprum, ZAKSA Overwhelmed by Barkom, and Bełchatów Outplays Warszawa

by WoV
Jastrzębski Węgiel continues winning streak – Photo: CEV

The 8th round of the PlusLiga brought some exciting volleyball action with surprising outcomes. In a remarkable game, Grupa Azoty ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle faced a tough defeat against Barkom-Każany Lwów, losing 1-3. Despite facing squad issues, ZAKSA’s Aleksander Śliwka (14 points), David Smith (11), and Dmytro Pashytskyy (10) put up a strong fight. However, Barkom-Każany Lwów, led by the match’s MVP Vasyl Tupchii (22 points with 51% attack efficiency), Ilia Kovalov (21), and Luciano Palonsky (17), displayed superior skills in attacks and blocking, leading to their 3rd victory of the season.

In another thrilling match, PGE GiEK Skra Bełchatów secured a 3-1 win over Projekt Warszawa. This game marked a significant turnaround for Bełchatów with Dawid Konarski scoring 24 points and earning the MVP title for his exceptional 58% attack efficiency and 2 blocks. Bełchatów’s Bartłomiej Lemański (14) and Bartłomiej Lipiński (13) also contributed significantly, overcoming Projekt Warszawa top scorers Bartłomiej Bołądź (17) and Artur Szalpuk (16).

The final game in the Saturday series featured a stellar performance from Jastrzębski Węgiel, the reigning Polish champions, as they decisively defeated KGHM Cuprum Lubin with a 3-0 sweep. Key players Jean Patry and Rafal Szymura were instrumental in the victory, contributing 11 points each. They were well-supported by Tomasz Fornal, who added 10 points, and Norbert Huber, who scored 9 points, to seal the win.

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