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By Alex Webbe
Camano Island (Cameron Smith, Hayward Pardue, Jared Sheldon and Lolo Payan) scored five second half goals to take the 3-goal Out with the Old, with a 9-6 win over Wrightway (Patrick Shanahan, Tom Shanahan, Tim Rudy and Erik Wright) in with the New tournament Sunday afternoon at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, closing the books on the 2011 season and welcoming in the 2012 slate of tournaments.
Parkland (Bill Garlock, Doug Schneider, Remy Muller and Ashton Wolf) scored an 9-4 consolation victory over Angel Rae Glass (Shane Flock, Roxy Keyfauver, Charlie Thieriot and Ernesto Bautista) while Rogue (Fred Schneeberger, Cameron Diggon, Lolo Payan and Goyo Mariscal) topped Woodside’s visiting Brumby Farm (Jake Brumby, Natalie Brumby, Chris Brumby and Kimo Huddleston) 14-13, scoring three goals in the final chukker for the win.
Camano Island snuck past Parklane Saturday (7-6), and trailed Wrightway 5-4 at halftime before rallying to capture a 9-6 win and the tournament title against a talented Wrightway foursome.
Wrightway received one goal by handicap and quickly added to it in the first chukker. Two goals from the field from Tim Rudy put them in front 3-0 before Camano Island responded. Consecutive goals from Cameron Smith and Jared Sheldon cut the lead to a single goal before Patrick Shanahan closed out the scoring with his first goal of the game and a 4-2 lead.
Sheldon cut into the Wrightway lead with two second chukker goals form Camano Island, but Rudy’s third goal of the day ended the first chukker with Wrightway in front 5-4.
Erik Wright’s first goal of the match had Wrightway ahead, 6-4 before the Camano Island offense finally got on track. Goals from Smith and Sheldon had it all even at 6-6 at the end of the third period, as the momentum shifted.
Smith added a goal in the fourth and Sheldon added two more as a shell-shocked Wrightway contingent had no answers. The final horn sounded with Camano Island galloping off with the 9-6 win.
Sheldon led all scoring with six goals. Teammate Smith added three in the victory.
PARKLANE 8, ANGEL RAE GLASS 4
Rudy accounted for three of the Wrightway total. Patrick Shanahan and Wright scored single goals and the team received one goal by handicap.
Parkland allowed Camano Island to slip past it on Saturday but had no intention of allowing that to happen again.
Angel Rae Glass received one goal by handicap, but Parklane’s Remy Muller scored the first goal from the field, 1-1. Shane Flock gave Angel Rae Glass a 2-1 lead with his first goal of the match but Bill Garlock tied it up for Parklane to end the first chukker in a 2-2 tie.
Flock scored again in the second for Angel Rae Glass but Parklane answered with two more goals for a narrow 4-3 halftime edge.
A determined Parklane team returned to the field in the third chukker and combined shutout defense with an aggressive attack to put up four unanswered goals. Single goals from Garlock and Muller and a pair from Doug Schneider had Parklane ahead, 8-3.
Charlie Thieriot finally got Angel Rae Glass on the scoreboard in the fourth, but a final goal from Garlock closed it out in a 9-4 Parklane win.
Muller was credited with four Parklane goals. Garlock scored three times and Schneider added two goals in the win.
Flock scored two goals for Angel Rae Glass with teammate Thieriot adding a goal. Angel Rae Glass received one goal by handicap.
ROGUE 14, BRUMBY FARM 13
In a carry-over from Saturday’s 1-goal contest, Rogue watched a two-goal lead disappear but held on for the 14-13 win over Brumby Farm.
Rogue rode onto the field with a 7-5 lead and maintained the two goal advantage with each team registering a single first chukker goal. Brumby Farm’s Kimo Huddleston scored the first goal of the game, but Goyo Mariscal answered back with a goal for Rogue, 8-6.
Huddleston exploded for four goals in the day’s second chukker to give Brumby Farm a 10-9 lead. Rogue was held to a single goal from Mariscal. Brumby Farm expanded its lead to two goals, 12-10 with third chukker goals from Huddleston and Chris Brumby. A single goal from Mariscal kept Rogue in the running as Brumby Farm rode off the field with one chukker in regulation time left.
Lolo Payan scored the first two goals of the final period to knot it up at 12-12. Huddleston scored for the seventh time to put Brumby on top 13-12. Payan tied it up at 13-13 in regulation time and was credited with the winner in overtime in a 14-13 Rogue win.
By Alex Webbe
Kentfield (Cameron Smith, Roxy Keyfauver, Ernesto Bautista and Erik Hammon) hung in for the first two chukkers of the finals of the Jackalope Ranch Cup finals Sunday afternoon at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, but the second half was all Matrix (Shane Flock, Doug Schneider, Ashton Wolf and Jared Sheldon) as they rolled on to a 9-3 win.
Ashton Wolf opened the game with a pair of goals in the first chukker for an early 2-0 lead before Kentfield answered back. S goal from Erik Hammon ended the scoring with Matrix holding on to a narrow 2-1 lead.
Two more goals from Wolf stretched the Matrix lead to 4-1, with Kentfield struggling to shut down the talented 3-goaler. Another goal from Hammon ended the period, but Matrix rode off the field with a 4-2 halftime advantage.
Goals were harder to come by in the third, with Matrix missing on a number of shots from the field. Jared Sheldon scored his first goal of the day for Matrix while Hammon’s third goal of the match kept Kentfield hanging around, waiting for Matrix to stumble. After three chukkers of play, Matrix continued to hold a two goal lead, 5-3.
The fourth chukker belonged to Matrix as they scored four unanswered goals on Kentfield for a 9-3 final. Sheldon scored the first two goals of the chukker followed by goals from Wolf and Doug Schneider. Kentfield was neither able to stop the Matrix offense or create any scoring opportunities of their own.
Wolf led the field with five goals on the day. Sheldon scored three times and Schneider added a goal in the win.
Hammon accounted for all three of the Kentfield goals.
KINGSCLIFFE 8, HEROES & ZEROS 4
Earlier in the day, Kingscliffe (Kendra Clark, Kate Ewart, Santos Areolla and Brad Ramsby) jumped all over Heroes & Zeros (Fred Schneeberger, Suki Piper, Pepe Alcaraz, Lolo Payan and Goyo Mariscal) in the opening chukker and rolled on to an 8-4 win in the consolation round of the Jackalope Ranch Cup.
Lolo Payan scored the first goal of the game for Heroes & Zeros before Kingscliffe responded with three unanswered goals. Kate Ewart answered with the tying goal, 1-1, followed by three consecutive goals from Brad Ramsby as Kingscliffe took a 4-1 first chukker lead.
Payan opened the second chukker with a goal for Heroes & Zeros as the defense tightened. Santos Areolla managed a single goal for Kingscliffe and the period ended with Heroes & Zeros trailing 5-1 at the end of the first half.
Single goals by Areolla and Ramsby accounted for the only scoring in the third chukker as the Heroes & Zeros continued to look for a scoring punch. After three periods of play, Kingscliffe held a commanding 7-2 advantage over a disorganized Heroes & Zeros lineup.
Ewart’s second goal of the game had Kingscliffe up 8-2 before the Heroes & Zeros got found their scoring punch. Single goals from Payan and Goyo Mariscal closed out the game with Kingscliffe claiming the 8-4 win.
Ramsby led all scoring with four goals. Teammates Areolla and Ewart added two goals apiece in the win.
Payan scored three goals for the Heroes & Zeros. Mariscal accounted for a single goal in the loss.
Trinity (Rick Paicius, David Flowers, Tim Rudy and Erik Wright) held a 4-2 halftime lead but needed an overtime chukker to score the winning goal against California Polo/Matrix (Doug Snyder, Grainger Hines, Ashton Wolf and Domingo Questel) in the Sunday afternoon finals of the 2011 Coyote Classic at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.
Ashton Wolf gave California Polo/Matrix the early lead, scoring the opening goal of the match, but a penalty conversion from Flowers and a goal from the field from Paicius had Trinity leading, 2-1, at the end of the first chukker. Flowers extended the lead to 4-1 in the second, converting a second penalty shot for a goal and adding a goal from the field. Questel kept California Polo/Matrix in the game by scoring the closing goal of the chukker to trail 4-2 at the end of the first half.
The California Polo/Matrix defense stepped it up in the third chukker, holding Trinity scoreless for the first time while netting a goal from Wolf. Trinity continued to lead, 4-3, but California Polo/Matrix was getting stronger with each tick of the clock.
Wolf tied it at 4-4 with his third goal of the day, but Trinity responded with a go-ahead goal from the field from Wright, 5-4. With the California Polo/Matrix attack continuing to press the Trinity defense, Wolf tied it at 5-5 for the final score in regulation time.
“I thought the team played really well in the last two chukkers,” said Hines. “The teamwork was clicking and everything seemed to be going right. We got stronger and stronger as the game went on.”
After a brief recess both teams returned to the field for the sudden-death overtime. A backhander caught a streaking Wright heading for the California Polo/Matrix goal, and tap, tap, tap Wright scored the winning goal.
“We had a couple of opportunities to score the win,” offered Questel, but we just couldn’t put the ball through the goal posts.”
Flowers scored two penalty goals and a goal from the field for three on the day. Wright added two and Paicius added a goal in the win. Wolf led all players with four goals. Questel scored once in a losing effort.
“The team played well,” said Questel. “We bounced back from a 4-2 halftime score
and tied it up. We just couldn’t get that last goal,” he smiled.
KINGSCLIFFE WINS CONSOLATION ROUND-ROBIN
In a competitive round-robin consolation round in the Coyote Classic, Kingscliffe (Kendra Clark, Kate Ewart, Brad Ramsby and Santos Areolla) finished on top with a 1-0-1 record, scoring a 7-3 win over Parklane (Bill Garlock, Cameron Smith, Jared
Sheldon and Billy Ramos) and a 3-3 tie with the Toreodors (Roxy Keyfauver, Pepe
Alcaraz, Lolo Payan and Goyo Mariscal).
The Toreodors battled Parklane to a 6-6 tie in the opening two chukkers of the round-robin affair, spotting Parklane one goal by handicap before scoring four first chukker goals. Payan opened the scoring for the Toreodors with a goal from the field
followed by a Parklane goal from Smith. The Toreodors rattled off three straight goals in response with Mariscal and Alcaraz getting on the scoreboard followed by Payan’s second goal of the contest for a 4-2 lead.
The Parklane offense got on track in the second period, picking up three goals from Sheldon and another goal from Smith. The Toreodors struggled with a more aggressive Parklane defense, managing single goals from Keyfauver and Payan for
the final 6-6 score.
Parklane held the field for the ensuing two chukkers against a determined Kingscliffe foursome. Smith scored the first goal of the chukker for Parklane before Kingscliffe went into overdrive. Five Kingscliffe goals (two apiece from Ramsby and Areolla and a single goal from Ewart) were followed up by a goal from a goal from Sheldon for a 5-2 lead.
The pace slowed down a bit in the second period with Areolla and Ramsby scoring to give Kingscliffe a commanding 7-2 advantage. A final goal from Sheldon would see Kingscliffe riding off with a decisive 7-3 win.
The final two chukkers of play had the Toreodors and Kingscliffe battling to a 3-3 tie. The Toreodors spotted Kingscliffe one goal by handicap and went ahead 2-1 after the opening seven minutes of play. Two goals from Payan and a stingy defense that kept Kingscliffe from scoring bode well, but there was one last chukker to play.
Payan’s third goal of the match had the Toreodors on top of a 3-1 score when Parklane stormed back. Consecutive goals from Areolla tied it up at 3-3 when the final horn sounded.
Kingscliffe took top honors on the strength of a 1-0-1 record. The Toreodors finished in second place with one tie and one loss while Parklane came in third with an 0-2
Toreodors 3-goaler Lolo Payan led all scoring on the day with six goals. Sheldon (Parklane) and Areolla (Kingscliffe) scored five goals each.
by Alex Webbe
Angel Rae Glass received one goal by handicap from the California Polo Club Sunday afternoon as it fought its way to a 10-8 win in the finals of the 2011 Desert Challenge Cup at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.
In a back-and-forth contest that saw seven ties, Angel Rae Glass held on to score a 10-8 win over California Polo to capture the Desert Challenge Cup.
Angel Rae Glass received one goal by handicap and quickly added to it on a goal from the field from the talented Jared Sheldon for a 2-0 lead. California responded with a pair of goals from Ashton Wolf (one from the field and one on a 40-yard penalty
conversion) to knot it up at 2-2. Sheldon closed out the scoring in the opening from for the 3-2 Angel Rae Glass lead.
Domingo Questal tied it up at 3-3 with his first goal of the day for California Polo to open the second period. Sheldon and Wolf jockeyed for position throughout the remainder of chukker with each scoring a couple of goals for a 7-7 halftime score.
Wolf gave California Polo its first lead of the game with a goal in the third. Sheldon responded with his fifth goal of the day to even it up at 6-6. Wolf put California Polo on top once again with a goal from the field, but Angel Rae Glass’s Lolo Payan tied it up once again, 7-7, with a goal.
Sheldon opened the fourth and final chukker with a 60-yard penalty conversion to put Angel Rae Glass in front, 8-7. Two more goals from the field from Sheldon gave
them a 10-7, three goal lead as California Polo struggled to find its offense. A final goal from Wolf ended the match with Angel Rae Glass riding off with the 10-8 tournament win.
Sheldon led all scoring with eight goals (two on penalty shots). Payan added a goal and Angel Rae Glass received one goal by handicap.
Wolf led the California Polo effort with seven goals. Questel scored once in the loss.
KINGSCLIFF 7, KENTFIELD 2
Earlier in the day, Kingscliff charged out to a first chukker 6-1 lead before breezing to a one-sided 7-2 win over Kentfield in the consolation round of the Empire Polo Club’s Desert Challenge Cup.
The Kingscliff defense shut out Kentifeld in the opening chukker while Santos Areola scored twice from the field. Teammate Brad Ramsey added a penalty goal for the 3-0 lead.
Ramsey converted a second penalty shot in the second before Kentfield finally got on the score board with a penalty goal from Eric Hammon. Kentfield trailed 4-1. Additional goals from Areola and Kendra Clark ended the first half with Kingscliff holding on to a commanding 6-1 advantage.
Areola accounted for the only goal of the third chukker as both offenses bogged down in the third, and Kingscliff found itself on top of a 7-1 score with one chukker left to play.
Hammon scored the only goal of the fourth chukker as Kingscliff was content to control the final minutes of the match in the 7-2 win.
Areolla scored four times for Kingscliff. Ramsey converted two penalty shots for goals and Clark added a goal from the field in the victory.
Hammon led a punch-less offensive effort from Kentfield with one penalty goal and one goal from the field.
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