Polo teams compete in Sportsmanship Cup

mauiConner Jenkins of Gypsy Maui Coffee controls the ball while Hobbs Weymouth of Safari Bloodstock closes in during Gypsy Coffee Maui’s 13-7 win in a Sportsmanship Cup match Sunday at Manduke Baldwin Polo Arena in Makawao. Trailing the play are (from left) Gypsy Maui Coffee’s Johnny Kirton and Danielle Travis and Safari Bloodstock’s Roni Panzarini and Olaf Behrendt. In the tournament’s other match, Team Windsor defeated Nearwater Ranch 12-6. The tournament will have matches Wednesday and Friday before the finals on May 1. Also on Sunday, Beverly Hills Polo won the canter/gallop round-robin tournament, defeating the Junior Hurricanes 2-0 and playing Maui Polo Club to a 1-1 draw. Maui Polo Club defeated the Junior Hurricanes 1-0. The Hurricanes won 6-5 over Jimmy Lewis in a club match, Team Makebelieve beat Elite Onyx in walk/trot and the Small Kine Hurricanes defeated the Mini Elite in leadline play. Second photo: Nadia Toscano of Team Beverly Hills Polo (left) and Maui Polo Club’s Daniel Miranda battle for the ball.


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