Two matches of Austrian Volley League Zwischenrunde, Intermediate Round, were played on Saturday.
Sokol swept Hartberg, Hypo Tirol VT leaves the bottom of the current charts.
Leaders TJ Sokol V/Post SV Wien needed 101 minutes to defeat TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg in their home court after being two sets behind. Partially it was 18:25, 25:17, 17:25, 25:14 and 15:10.
Daniel Morgunov (21) and Tobias Ofner (20) were the best scorers among the winners, while Cordies Salazar Yanier (21) and Dmytro Fedorenko (15) scored the most points in Styrian side.
On the other match of the day VBC TLC Weiz was stunned by newcomers Hypo Tirol volleyball team, in a match ended in straight sets 0-3 (18:25, 17:25, 14:25) in just 59 minutes. This means that the winners left the bottom of the current charts, now shared with Hartberg with same number of points, and the gap with third-placed VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt is now only two points.
Recall that, the top 3 of the intermediate round qualify for the quarterfinals.
Top scorers among the winners were the brothers Leander and Finn Örley with 16 and 11 respectively.
For the hosts, no player scored a double digits: Mark Kremer (7) and Michael Pekar (6) were the most prolific players.
About Top Round, no matches were played this weekend due COVID-19.
🏐| Austrian Volley League 2021/22 | ZWISCHENRUNDE | 20. Runde | Round 20
Saturday | January 22, 2022
• TJ Sokol V/Post SV Wien – TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg 3-2 (18:25, 25:17, 17:25, 25:14, 15:10)
• VBC TLC Weiz – Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam 0-3 (18:25, 17:25, 14:25)
🏐| STANDINGS (updated on this day)
TJ Sokol V/Post SV Wien 28
VBC TLC Weiz 21
VBK Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt 14
Hypo Tirol Volleyballteam 12
TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg 12