Empire Polo Club
Feb. 23rd, 2014
Edelweiss defeated Tentnology 9-7.5 in the 4-Goal Rose Cup Finals at Empire Polo Club on Sunday, Feb. 23rd. Edelweiss got off to a quick start with two goals scored in the first chukker by Juan Jo Gonzalez. The next chukker went to Tentnology who came out on the field ready to roll. Nicolas Maciel put 4 points on the board for Edelweiss; two from the field and 2 penalty conversions. Edelweiss came out fighting in the 3rd chukker and closed the gap to a .5 difference. Doug Blumenthal’s two goals put Edelweiss in reach of the silver. His teammate Gonzalez was on fire in the 4th period of play and put three more goals through the uprights for Edelweiss. Tentnology rallied in the 5th with a penalty conversion by Maciel, but Edelweiss held their lead through the end of the 5th chukker to take home the Rose Cup. Juan Jo Gonzalez’ horse was awarded Best Playing Pony. Conrad Kissling won Most Valuable Player.
Score by the chukker: 2- .5, 3-4.5, 5-5.5, 8-6.5, 9-7.5
Edelweiss: Brooke Farber -1, Pepe Aguilar 1, Doug Blumenthal 2, Juan Jo Gonzalez 2.
Tentnology: Gery Warner,0 , Conrad Kissling .5, Nicolas Maciel 3 and John Tasdamir 0.