Slong Piabi wins 4th championship in professional billiards LPBA
‘Cambodian Express’ Throng Piabi (Blue One Resort) lifted the 4th championship cup in the women’s professional billiards LPBA tour.
In the LPBA final of the ‘Crown Haetae PBA-LPBA Championship’ held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Center in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 7th, Throng Piabi won a full set match against Bo-mi Kim (NH Nonghyup Card) and scored a set score of 4:3 (4:11, 11:7, 11:10, 11:0, 2:11, 4:11, 9:3) and won the championship.
As a result, Throng Piabi won the opening game (Blue One Resort Championship) of this season and won the last tour of the 2022-23 season after 7 tours, achieving 2 wins of the season.
At the same time, with a total of 4 wins, she rose to second place with the most LPBA wins, following ‘5 times’ Kim Ga-young (Hana Card) and Lim Jeong-suk (Crown Haetae). Kim Bo-mi, who reached the first final after 7 matches and 8 periods, tried to win her first championship, but was blocked by Throng and unfortunately suffered.
Throng, who reached the top of the tournament, added 20 million won in prize money and 20,000 ranking points, rising to 1st in the prize money rankings for the 2022-23 season (49.4 million won) and 3rd in the cumulative prize money rankings (128.8 million won).
The ‘Well Bang Top Ranking’ given to the player with the highest average in one game of the tournament was awarded to Lee Mi-rae (TS Shampoo, Pura Chicken), who recorded an average of 1.813 in the round of 32 survival, and received a prize of 2 million won.
The beginning of the final was tense. Kim Bo-mi, who took the lead after winning the banking game, finished the set with 11 points in 7 innings, including two bank shots. From the 4th inning to 3 consecutive innings, Throng only scored 4 points. When Kim Bo-mi won the first set 11:4 (7 innings), Throng immediately fired back.
Throng was inferior to 4:7 until the 9th inning, but took advantage of the sluggishness of Kim Bo-mi, who repeatedly hit balls, and reversed the 9:7 flow with 1 point in the 13th inning and 4 points in the 14th inning. After that, in the 15th inning, the remaining 2 points were filled to complete 11 points, winning 11:7 and balancing the set score 1:1.
In the third set, Throng won the set with a thrilling come-from-behind victory by one point. At 10:10 in the 8th inning, when Bo-mi Kim’s long shot was canceled, Throng calmly scored with a turnaround without missing it and took the 3rd set at 11:10 (8 innings).
Driven by momentum, in the 4th set, after connecting the first pitch with a high run of 7 points, the remaining 4 points in the 2nd inning filled up the score 11:0 and the set score 3:1.
Kim Bo-mi, who was on the verge of defeat, did not back down easily. Kim Bo-mi accumulated 3-4-2-1-1 points for 5 innings in 5 sets without hitting, and set out to pursue a set score of 2:3 with a score of 11:2 (5 innings), and won the 6th set with 11:4 as well. returned to the origin. Set score 3:3. 안전놀이터
7 sets to win. Perhaps because of the tension with the victory in front of their eyes, they continued to hit each other empty-handedly. It was Throng who grabbed hold of his wavering concentration. Throng widened the gap to 7:3 with a bold bank shot in the 8th inning with a narrow lead of 5:3. Immediately in the next inning, another one-bank hit was neatly succeeded, and a set score of 9:7 (9 innings) was completed with a 4:3 victory.
After the game, Throng Piabi said, “I have learned a lot of new things lately, but it became poison and led to sluggishness. I had a lot of heartache and I thought I wouldn’t be able to win this season, but with this victory, my hard heart melted away like snow. I am so happy,” he said.