Professional Billiards PBA Team League ‘Round 1’ winner NHK Card got off to a strong start in Round 3 with a sweep of ‘Round 2’ winner Eswai.
The NHK Card swept the third round of the Welcome Savings Bank PBA Team League 2023-2024 on Thursday at the Kintex PBA Stadium in Goyang City, Gyeonggi-do, with a 4-0 straight-sets victory over Eswai, led by a double-win performance from ‘leader’ Jo Jae-ho and Kim Bomi.
The game ended in just 19 innings and just over an hour. They combined for 44 runs in 19 innings. Jo Jae-ho and Kim Hyun-woo started the match. Leading 3-2 in the first set, Kim Hyun-woo scored eight runs in the inning to defeat Daniel Sanchez (Spain) and Hwang Deuk-hee 11-2 in two innings.
Kim Min-ah and Kim Bomi then defeated Han Ji-eun and Lee Woo-kyung 9-3 in just three games, and in the third set, Cho Jae-ho defeated Sanchez 15-10 in 11 games. In the fourth set, Oh Sung-wook and Kim Bomi defeated Lee Young-hoon and Han Seul-ki 9-3 in just three games to close out the match.안전놀이터
Blue One Resort, which slumped to three straight losses late in the second round, won its first match of the third round. David Zapata and Kang Min-koo picked up two wins apiece to help the team defeat SK Rent-a-Car 4-1 in straight sets. Hanacard took a 4-3 victory over Crown HaeTae after a close full-set match. Hiwon Resort also started the third round on a high note, defeating Huonce 4-1 in straight sets.
On the second day of the third round on the 15th, the match between Welcome Savings Bank and Crown HaeTae will start at 12:30 p.m., followed by Haiwon Resort-SK Rent-a-Car at 3:30 p.m., Hana Card-Eswai at 6:30 p.m., and Blue One Resort-NHK Card at 9:30 p.m. The Huons will have a day off.