Defending Champ Lim Jung-sook vs Youngest Champion Kim Ye-eun… Wellbang Contest finalists confirmed
The 7th tour this season, the final of the Welcome Savings Bank Wellbang LPBA Championship, was condensed into a showdown between veteran Lim Jeong-suk and Kim Ye-eun, the youngest winner.
In the LPBA semi-finals of the ‘Welcome Savings Bank Wellbang PBA-LPBA Championship’ held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Center in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the afternoon of the 22nd, Lim Jung-sook advanced to the final by defeating the first champion Kim Gap-seon. In another semi-final match, Kim Ye-eun defeated Kim Bo-mi to advance to the final.
Lim Jeong-suk, who won the championship four times in her career, won a set score of 3-1 (11-4 11-2 8-11 11-4) over Kim Gap-seon. Lim Jung-suk, who took the first and second sets lightly, gave up the third set and allowed her to chase, but she took the fourth set 11-4 and advanced to the final.
If she wins this competition, Lim Jeong-suk will tie Kim Ga-young’s most wins (5 times). She is particularly interested in whether she will be able to successfully defend the title in this tournament as she is also the defending champion. Lim Jung-suk won the championship in about two years and one month in the same competition last season. This is her 7th final appearance in her career. 먹튀검증
Lim Jung-sook’s final partner Kim Ye-eun struggled to defeat Kim Bo-mi after a full set match. Kim Ye-eun won the first and second sets in succession and was expected to reach the final easily. In particular, in the second set, while Kim Bo-min couldn’t find a proper sense, Kim Ye-eun won 11-1 and perfectly seized the victory. However, Kim Bo-min was also not easy. Kim Bo-min won the third set 11-1 and started the pursuit, and returned the match to the starting point by winning the fourth set 11-10 after a close battle.
The final set was a close match in which the outcome was unknown until the end. As a result, Kim Ye-eun, who caught the first pitch, won 9-8 in 12 innings, ending the long game. Kim Ye-eun was trailing 1-8 until the 10th inning, and the defeat was dark, but in the 11th inning, she scored 5 points, including 1 bank shot, and Kim Bo-min took advantage of the empty hit in the 10th inning to knock out the remaining 3 points in the 12th inning. won a sweeping victory.
Kim Ye-eun advanced to the finals of two consecutive tournaments following the recent 6th tour. In the last tournament, unfortunately, Ga-young Kim was blocked and had to be satisfied with the runner-up. In this competition, he advanced to the final for the 4th time in his career, and if he wins, he will win the 3rd time in his career.
Kim Ye-eun won the championship at the age of 21 years and 7 months at the SK Rent-A-Car competition, which was the opening game of the 2020-21 season. This remains the record for the youngest LPBA winner to date. In addition, Kim Ye-eun also won the Crown Haitai Championship, the 4th tour last season.
The final match between Lim Jeong-suk and Kim Ye-eun will be held at the same place on the 23rd at 9:30 pm. The winner will receive a prize of 20 million won.