South Korea grabs share of early group lead, sends Uzbekistan to second straight loss
Lee Soyung and the South Korea allow Uzbekistan a total of only 32 points for the entire match. Freddie Dionisio

KOREA downed Uzbekistan, 25-17, 25-8, 25-7, on Saturday to open its campaign in the 2015 Asian Under-23 Women’s Volleyball Championship at the Philsports Arena.

Lee Soyung and Go Yerim had 18 points apiece for the Koreans, who joined Thailand on top of Pool D with a 1-0 card.

Uzbekistan was relegated to the classification round after a 0-2 record in group play.

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