2018-2019 Polish PlusLiga – Round 3
GKS Katowice Def. Asseco Resovia Rzeszów 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 36-34)
- RCSW Podpromie, Rzeszów
- Attendance: 3362
- GKS Katowice is 2-1 with 7 points; Resovia is 0-3 on 1 point
Kawika Shoji got the start at setter for Asseco Resovia, but the outcome was still the same. The team from Rzeszów is still looking for their first win of the season after being swept by Katowice. Karol Butryn led all scorers with 19 points on 15 kills, 2 blocks, and 2 aces. Dominick Depowski contributed 15 points in the victory with 13 kills and 2 aces. Tomas Rosseaux chipped in 12 points on 12 kills from the left side.
Katowice got a total of 15 points from their middle blockers in 3 sets. Emanuel Kohut finished with 8 points from 5 kills and a team-high 3 blocks. Bartlomiej Krulicki scored 7 on 5 kills and 2 blocks. Marcin Komenda set his team to a .455 (58%) attack average in the sweep.
Shoji started the match, but was replaced by Rafael Redwitz in the second set. Damian Schulz and Mateusz Mika both scored 17 points for Resovia. Schulz scored on 15 kills, 1 ace, and 1 block. Though he also committed 7 attack errors and finished with a .228 (43%) hitting percentage. Mika put away 17 kills with 5 errors and a .444 (63%) attack average in the loss.
Dave Smith scored 9 points in the middle on 5 kills, 3 blocks, and 1 ace. He hit .182 (45%) with 3 errors. Marcin Mozdzonek scored 6 points from the other middle blocker position on 5 kills and 1 block. Mazdzonek hit a perfect 1.000 (100%) in attack without committing an attack error.