Hana Card laughed first in the post-season of the PBA Team League for ‘February’s Madness’.
Hana Card played the first leg of the ‘Welcome Savings Bank PBA Team League 2022-23’ postseason semi-playoff held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Center in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 17th with a set score of 2-4 (11-4 7-9 15-14 4- 9 2-11 1-9), but won the second game 4-3 (11-8 8-9 6-15 9-6 5-11 9-4 11-4).
As a result, they succeeded in advancing to the playoffs with a total of 2 wins and 1 loss (including 1 advantage), and faced Blue One Resort for the final advance.
It was a tough fight. Hana Card, who entered the semi-playoffs with a 1-win advantage, lost the first game and was dragged into the second game with a set score of 2-3 and was in danger of being eliminated.
However, in a crisis situation, ‘best friends and siblings’ Kim Ga-young and Shin Jeong-joo came out as a solution. Kim Ga-young, who lost both doubles in the first round, bowed her head as she lost to Mi-rae Lee and Hyun-ji Yong 8-9 (6 innings) in the second set of women’s doubles in the second match with Kim Jin-ah.
However, in a situation where only one set was eliminated, Kim Ga-young, who started singles in 5 sets, saved the team from crisis by winning 9-4 in 8 innings, including 5 high runs against Lee Mi-rae.
Shin Jeong-ju, the ‘7-set man’, was responsible for finishing the victory. Shin Jeong-joo scored 4 points on his first pitch against Nam-soo Kim, then scored 11 points in 6 innings to end the game with a 11-4 victory.
In the 4th set of mixed doubles, Shin Jeong-ju, who played a key role in team victory by working with Kim Jin-ah to save the team from a crisis, said in an interview immediately after the match, “I feel like I have aged 10 years.” la. I have to pay for the meal,’ but in fact, I wanted to avoid the 7th set, but I really wanted to win because I thought t안전놀이터he team was eliminated.”
He added, “I am very happy that the team advanced to the playoffs with my victory,” adding, “I will do my best to fight in the playoffs.”
Hana Card, which won a playoff ticket with a dramatic victory in the second game, will start the first game of the playoff with Blue One Resort from 3:00 pm on the 18th. In the playoffs, which are held in a best-of-five format, Blue One Resort has an advantage of one win.
The winning team in this postseason will receive 100 million won in prize money and the runner-up team will receive 50 million won. The MVP who shows the most outstanding performance in the finals will be given a prize of 5 million won.
The PBA Team League postseason is broadcast live and recorded on TV through Billiards TV, MBC Sports Plus, SBS Sports, PBA & GOLF, and IB Sports, and is also broadcast on YouTube (PBA TV, Billiards TV) Naver, Kakao TV, and Afreeca TV. The match is broadcast live.