2018-2019 Polish PlusLiga – Round 4
Aluron Virtu Warta Zawiercie Def. Chemick Bydgooszcz 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-13)
- HSW Łuczniczka, Bydgoszcz
- Attendance: 2736
- Zawiercie is 2-2 with 6 points; Bydgoszcz is 2-2 with 5 points
Mark Lebedew’s Zawiercie put a drubbing on Bydgoszcz on Saturday. They were led by 16 points from Marcin Walinski. Mateusz Malinowski chipped in 15 points, and Kamil Semeniuk produced 12 points in the win.
Nobody from Bydgoscz reached double-digit scoring, but Bartosz Filipiak was their leading scorer with 9 points on 8 kills and 1 ace.
Cerrad Czarni Radom Def. ONICO Warsaw 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-22)
- Hala MOSiR, Radom
- Attendance: 1500
- Cerrad Czarni Radom and ONICO Warsaw are both 3-1 with 9 points
ONICO Warsaw was handed their first loss of the season behind 18 points from Wojciech Zalinski and 17 from Maksim Zhigalov.
Warsaw received a team-high 14 points from Bartosz Kwolek and 10 points from Graham Vigrass, a Canadian middle blocker.
Cuprum Lubin Def. GKS Katowice 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 26-24)
- HS MOSiR in Szopienice, Szopienice
- Attendance: 700
- Cuprum Lubin is 1-3 with 3 points; GKS Katowice sits at 2-2 with 7 points
Jakub Wachnik led Cuprum Lubin in the win with 14 points on 11 kills, 2 blocks, and 1 service ace. Igor Grobelny chipped in 12 points from 9 kills, 2 blocks, and 1 ace.
GKS Katowice was led by Karol Butryn and his 18 points on 14 kills, 3 blocks, and 1 ace. Tomas Rosseaux followed right behind with 11 kills and 2 blocks in the defeat.
Stocznia Szczecin Def. Asseco Resovia Rzeszów 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-19)
- Netto Arena, Szczecin
- Attendance: 4450
- Stocznia Szczecin climbs to 2-1 with 6 points; Resovia falls to 0-4 and has just only 1 point
Bartosz Kurek was the only player for Szczecin to reach double-digit scoring in their sweep of Resovia. The opposite who was named the FIVB World Championships Most Valuable Player scored 18 points on 16 kills and 2 blocks. Matey Kaziyski follwed suit with 9 points on 5 kills and a match-high 4 aces.
Thiabault Rossard scored 12 points for Resovia on 11 kills and 1 block. Kawika Shoji startedthe first 2 sets at setter, and Dave Smith did not feature in the match.
Jastrzębski Węgiel Def. MKS Będzin 3-2 (25-21, 21-25, 19-25, 25-13, 15-10)
- HWS Sosnowiec, Sosnowiec
- Attendance: 1280
- Jastrzębski Węgiel climbs to 3-1 with 7 points; MKS Będzin slips to 0-4 and has 1 point
Dawid Konarski shouldered a great deal of the offensive load for Jastrzębski Węgiel, scoring 18 points on 13 kills and 5 blocks. Christian Fromm was the second-leading scorer with 13 points on 12 kills and 1 ace.
Lincoln Williams of Aurtralia led MKS Będzin with 20 points. Jake Langlois started at outside hitter and scored 8 points on 5 kills, 1 block, and 2 aces.
Indykpol AZS Olsztyn Def. PGE Skra Bełchatów 3-0 (26-24, 25-17, 25-22)
- Hala “Energia,” Bełchatów
- Attendance: 2142
- Indykpol AZS Olsztyn and PGE Skra Bełchatów are now both 2-2 with 6 points
Jan Hadrava was the driving force behind Olsztyn’s win over the Polish champions. He paced his team with 17 points from 12 kills, 1 block, and 4 aces. Marcel Lux was able to contribute 13 points on 10 kills, 1 block, and 2 aces.
Jakub Kochanowski led Skra from the middle with 15 points on 10 kills and 5 blocks. Artur Szalpuk and Milad Ebadipour both finished the match with 11 points each.
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle Def. Trefl Gdańsk 3-0 (25-21, 26-24, 25-23)
- Hala Azoty, Kędzierzyn-Koźle
- Attendance: 300
- ZAKSA is 4-0 with a perfect 12 points; Trefl Gdańsk falls to 1-2 with 3 points
ZAKSA continued their run of perfect form against the winners of last year’s Polish Cup. Luckaz Kaczmarek scored 18 to lead the way for the current leaders of the Polish PlusLiga. Sam Deroo was right behind with 13 points on 9 kills and 4 blocks.
Maciej Musaj was the leading scorer for Gdańsk with 16 points on 16 kills (but with 10 errors). Nikola Mijailovic scored 11 points from 9 kills, 1 block, and 1 ace.