Bad Blankenburg/Plota – If the Oberliga handball gamers of the HS Burgenland had wished for the course of the day prematurely, it may have been the identical: on Saturday, they recorded a 30:31 defeat of the chaser Koten in Glauchau/Meerane. On Sunday, they may do their “homework”. With a rating of 28:27, they defeated HSV Bad Blankenburg, which is in seventh place.
The phrase “homework” in all probability would not do the check diploma justice. “First Halle, then Cauthen and now Bad Blankenburg, it was three robust opponents in a row. The incontrovertible fact that we scored six factors is basically sturdy,” stated HCB coach Svajunas Kairis after the sport.
In distinction to the house win towards Cauthen, he allowed skilled Bundesliga rookie Marc Ashe to play at heart again from the beginning. And Ashe thanked him with seven objectives within the first half, three of them from the seven-meter mark, proper there. But the Thuringians have skilled gamers of their ranks, together with Josef Jonas and Michael Konaric of the Czech Republic, who gained a championship or cup of their nation earlier than transferring to Bad Blankenburg.
Neither group may make a transparent contest on Sunday. The guests from Burgenland entered the dressing room with a two-goal distinction at 12:14, however the residence group took the lead with two objectives within the forty second minute. “It was a troublesome 60 minutes the place we teamed up and performed effectively defensively,” HCB coach Kairis stated.
It was a advantageous efficiency that helped his group come from behind and take a three-goal lead on a five-goal run. It wasn’t a foregone conclusion, nevertheless, as Bad Blankenburg battled backwards and forwards for a discipline objective and grabbed the ball with seven seconds left at 27:28 to provide them no less than some extent probability. “But happily, the opponent made a technical error with a poor move,” stated Kairis, who now has a five-point lead over Cauthen, Halle and Pirna/Heidenau along with his group within the Oberliga title race. “It’s not dangerous, however we nonetheless have lots of tough duties forward of us,” Kairis stated merely.
Central German Oberliga, males: HSV Bad Blankenburg – HC Burgenland 27:28 (12:14). HCB: Marius Gebner, Marian Foyt; Stefan Remke 3, Kenny Dober 2, Lorenz Kroeber 1, Niklas Seifert, Steve Baumgertel 2, Tim Bilzer 4, Kevin Sep-Kies 2, Richard Vogel, Tom Hanner 2, Marcel Popa 4, Marc Ashe 7, Janko Pesic 1 – Penalties: HSV 9/7, HCB 3/3; Provisional penalties: HSV 2, HCB 2.
The weekend for HCB’s second males’s group was easy, if in a unfavourable sense of the phrase. On the plot, they hosted Spergauer and needed to settle for a 27:39 defeat ultimately. “The boys performed very effectively within the first half,” stated Steffen Baumgart, sports activities director of HC Burgenland. At half-time they had been nonetheless inside hanging distance 16-18, however halfway via the second half the guests from Spergau pulled away, leaving the Burgenlanders backside of the desk.
Saxony-Anhalt league, males: Burgenland II – SG Spergau 27:39 (16:18). HCB II: Marvin Richter, Jakob Aumann; Markus Deibicht, Markus Fodisch 4, Tim Kurrath 2, Tom-Erik Roerborn 2, Lukas Hauck 3, Stefan Fichtner 9/4, Martin Foyt 1, Tim Krenz 3, Paul Zenker 3, Martin Tillman, Jonas Hassenmeier – Seven meters: HCB 5 /4, Spergau 5/5; Penalties: HCB II 3, Spergau 4.
By the way in which, Steffen Baumgart’s keep in Plota and never in Bad Blankenburg was on account of his success as coach of the Oberliga girls’s group, changing the ailing Sascha Meiner. Baumgart was not stunned by second-placed HCB’s 23:21 win over VfL Meissen: “Meissen is far stronger from their place within the desk, however fortunately we had been in a position to win the sport with good group play and powerful play. The final breakthrough will resolve for us.”
Central German Oberliga, Women: Burgenland – VfL Meissen 23:21 (12:10). HCB: Vibke Detien, Kira Barth; Julia Poschel 6, Marie Knappe, Lena John, Sandra Kube 1, Lee Guderian 3, Jasmin Heinz, Teresa Haenel, Justin Schmitz 9/4, Lee Schoenefeld 2, Carmen Ringler 2, Juliana Maul, Celine Knorr – Seven Meters: HCB 4, Meissen 2/1; Penalties: HCB 1, Meissen 1.