Oita Miyoshi dropped their sixth straight match, yielding to Wolfdogs Nagoya in straight sets, 20-25, 13-25, 19-25, in the 2020-21 Japan V.League Division 1 men’s tournament, Sunday at the Cycle Shop Kodama Osu Arena.
Filipino import Bryan Bagunas was checked throughout the match. He tallied a season-low in points with just two, as he went 2-of-11 in the attacking department.
Curtis Stockton was the lone Weisse Adler to reach double figures with 10 markers.
Oita Miyoshi also committed 27 errors, while Nagoya only had 15.
The defeat brought Weisse Adler to a 2-26 win-loss record.
Bartosz Kurek led the Wolfdogs anew with a 16-point outing on a very efficient 68.2-percent attacking rate.
Kenta Takanashi followed through with 13 markers, including three blocks, as Nagoya strengthened its hold of the third spot at 19-7.
Oita Miyoshi will face second seed Panthers on Saturday, March 6 at 1 pm, at the Panasonic Arena in Osaka.