‘Iron Wall’ KEPCO, shutout win over KB Insurance Youngseok Shin surpasses 1,200 blocks 

 Men’s professional volleyball Korea Electric Power Corporation entered the All-Star break in good spirits after holding on to KB Insurance .KEPCO defeated KB Insurance with a set score of 3-0 (25-16 25-20 25-16) in the Dodram 2023-2024 V League visit game held at Uijeongbu Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 18th.5th place KEPCO, which finished the 4th round with 3 consecutive wins, accumulated 37 points (13 wins, 11 losses) and laid the foundation for a leap forward in the top rankings They are only 2 points away from 3rd place OK Financial Group (14 wins, 10 losses) and 1 point away from 4th place Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (14 wins, 9 losses).Last-place KB Insurance (17 points, 4 wins, 20 losses) suffered three consecutive shutout losses to KEPCO this season .On this day, the two teams had sharp differences in blocking scores (15-4). As Shin Young-seok achieved the feat from the beginning of the first set, the mood at KEPCO was heightened.

Veteran middle blocker Shin Young-seok blocked Hong Sang-hyuk’s quick open at 1-0 and achieved his career blocking score of 1,200.This is the first record in the men’s division. Second place in all-time blocking scores is retired Lee Seon-gyu (1,056), and third place is Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s Ha Hyun-yong (1,017).KEPCO won the game at 14-10 thanks to Andres Villena’s (registered name Villena) serve failure, Seo Jae-deok’s blocking, and Shin Young-seok’s serve ace. KEPCO continued its momentum with a thrilling comeback win in the second set .KEPCO broke the scoring silence with Lim Seong-jin’s quick open at 7-11, and reached the 10-point mark with a mix of successful back attacks from Viyena’s Beomsil and Thais Dull Horst (registered name: Thais).

KB Insurance hurriedly called time, but as soon as the game resumed, Shin Young-seok blocked Viena’s rear-guard attack and tied the score .KEPCO, which boasts an impregnable wall, went on to go up 15-11 with three blocks and Shin Young-seok’s fast attack .KB Insurance, whose attacks were repeatedly blocked, gave up the set point and the 25th point with two serve errors .KB Insurance continued to be shaken in the third set, and Korea Electric Power Corporation comfortably ended its shutout victory. On this day, Thais scored 21 points, the most for both teams, and Shin Young-seok was responsible for 11 points, including 5 blocks .Lim Seong-jin (10 points) and Seo Jae-deok (9 points) also read KB Insurance’s attack route perfectly and 스포츠토토존 scored 3 and 2 blocking points, respectively.

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