An emotional Ji, who burst into tears after the thrilling win, said she was aware of refreshing the league's all-time scoring record.
On the Shandong side, Cao bagged a game-high 26 points, and Yang Hengyu and Wang Yingzhu each scored 15.
"Now I value my health a lot more, because it is horrible being stopped for so long and you really suffer," explained the 24-year-old, who is now looking forward to the new campaign.
Shao finished with 13 points, while Zhao Xuetong and Hu Yueming each had 11.
Organizers BSI (Budapest Sport Office) specifically indicated that they fully complied with the health precautions prescribed or recommended by authorities, ensuring the health of participants and supporters.
Zhang said that there were nine teams about 100 players altogether to compete for the championship against his team, "I really hope we can make it to the last minute. Fighting!"
Henrique completed the turnaround when his low shot after a counterattack rebounded in off the left post.
The two-time World Cup winners looked comfortable thereafter - despite managing only two shots on target -- to ensure their campaign started without a hitch.
After the loss, Tianjin, Hebei and Wuhan remained the last three teams on the table; they have not won a game since the season started.
"Defense is quite vital in such an intense game," he noted.
Wales' Neco Williams (L) vies with England's Ainsley Maitland-Niles during a friendly match between England and Wales in London, Britain, on Oct. 8, 2020. (Xinhua)