February 17th, 2019
Empire Polo Club
8-Goal USPA Gen. Patton Tournament
Four teams played this weekend in Empire Polo Club’s 8-goal USPA Gen. Patton Tournament.
STG, (John Ziegler 0, John Bickford 1, Leandro Flocarri 2, Martin Jauregui 5T) went up against Lockton, (Tim Kelly 0/ Athena Malin 0, Tommy Castelllo 1, Andres Gonzalez 2, Shane Rice 4). Shane put Lockton in the lead with the first goal of the day, (his first of six). STG’s Jauregui set the game’s competitive pace with chukker one’s second goal, (his first of seven). Lockton outscored STG in the next two time periods, sending the teams to half time: Lockton 8 to STG 5. Athena Malin substituted in for Tim after half time and made a gorgeous goal . Rice and Juaregui each scored once, ending chukker four with Lockton increasing their lead 10 to 6. STG fought back with four more goals, while Lockton added two more points on the board. The match ended with Lockton maintaining their lead, 12 to 10.
Sunday’s afternoon 8-Goal Gen. Patton game was a great match between Chapel Hill, (Torry Repinski 0, Bayne Bossom 2, Juan Jo Gonzalez 3, Robert Payne 3) and Ridgway Hemp, ( Beau Staley -1, Meghan Gracida 0, Carlos Hernandez 4, Memo Gracida 5). The first half was Ridgway Hemp’s time to jump to a 4 to 0 lead. Juan Jo Gonzalez came out shining in the second half closing the lead with a goal in the fourth and fifth chukker. Payne added one in the fifth, and RIdgway Hemp was held scoreless in both chukkers. Players came to the sixth chukker line up with the score, Chapel Hill 3 to Ridgway Hemp 4. Chapel Hill’s Gonzalez racked up two points, and Ridgway Hemp rallied with three goals, ending the game Ridgway Hemp 7 to Chapel Hill’s 5.
The 4-Goal USPA Gen. Patton Tournament
Four teams are competing in the 4-Goal USPA Gen. Patton Tournament. Hanalei Bay, (Krista Bonaguidi -1, Joe Coors 0, Ignacio Saracco 2, Luis Saracco 3) took on Evergreen, (Tom Sprung -1, Quinn Evans 0, Carlitos Galindo 3, Taylor Freeman 2). The first chukker was an even match and ended 2 to 2. In the second chukker, Hanalei Bay accumulated five goals to Evergreen’s one. The momentum continued in the third time period, which ended with Hanalei Bay leading 11 to 6. Evergreen out-scored Hanalei Bay in the second half, but did not close the lead. The final score was Hanalei Bay 13 over Evergreen 9.
The Buffalos, (Piers Bossom -1, Ross Adams 0, Leandro Flocarri 2, Tim Rudy 3) took on Columbia West/Vancouver, (David Barnett -.5, Jay Garnett -.5, Toto Socas 2, Nicolas Maciel 3). David Barnett was the first to score, followed by Piers Bossom. Toto and Rudy each added a goal, ending the first chukker tied, 2 to 2. Buffalos scored two unanswered goals in the second chukker, putting them in the lead 4 to 2. Columbia West/Vancouver’s Joe Garnett and Socas each put one through the posts in the third time period. Ross Adams and Rudy came back with three points, sending the teams to half-time with Buffalos leading 7 to 4. Each team made three more goals, making the end result Buffalos 10 to Columbia West/Vancouver 7.
Debii $$ Conant Women’s Tournament
The finals for the Debii $$ Conant Women’s Tournament was between Zephyr/M3, (Claudia Uretz 2, Erin Brittan 2, Madelyn Cobb 4, Cybel Jordan 4) and Plank&Co./Medexpert, (Micaela Saracco 0, Kristen Hiller 2, Dayelle Fargey 6, Kendall Plank 4). Dayelle came out swinging and put three points on the board for her team, which ended chukker one, 3 to 0. Madelyn Cobb scored twice for the Zephyr/M3 in the second chukker, and Kristen Miller added one. The score at half-time was 4 to 2. Zephyr/M3 out-scored Plank&Co./Medexpert in the second half, but Plank&Co./Medexpert won 7 to 6. They also celebrated Maceala’s 12thbirthday!!
The consolation match was won by Lazy H Ranches, ( Jasmire Trotz 0, Julie Fernandez 2, Athena Malin 4, Catlin Dix-Harris 4). They out-scored Manolo Polo, (Becky Schaller 2, Shannon Mendez 2, Anna Coscia 4, Audrey Persano with a final score of 4 to 2.