14 childrens team gather at La Aguada Polo Club
Yesterday, Monday 16 October, a plethora of children aged between seven and 14-years-old had their special polo day in the sun at the VIII Copa Novillitos, the opening tournament of the 2017 HSBC Season presented by Río Uruguay Seguros, at La Aguada Polo Club.
The children’s tournament, now in its eighth year and already established as one of the most important junior competitions within the Argentine season, was a huge success, that showcased a great 14 teams. It was divided into three leagues of 12 to 14-years old, under 11-years-old and under seven-years-old. La Campana were the winners of the 12 to 14-years-old section, with a 2-1 score against El Caburé, Martindale beat Las Monjitas 5-2 in the under 11-years-old league and Los Indios won the under seven-years-old league on goal difference. A Most Valuable Player Award was presented in all three leagues with Antonio Heguy winning the top league, Franz Spurge winning the under 11-years-old league and Nico Tomasevich the under seven-years-old league. Congratulations to everyone involved.
The VIII Copa Novillitos Final Teams:
12 to 14-years-old:
La Campana: Antonio Heguy, Joaquin Bosch, Francisco Cavanagh & Santiago Mignaquy
El Caburé: Matias Uranga, Tomás Delfino, Estanislao Vidal & Felipe Virasoro
Martindale: Franz Spurgen, Justo Calafell, Francisco Moretti & Victoria Mihanovich
Las Monjitas: Nicolás De Rosa, Paco de Narvaez, Miguel Novillo Astrada Jr. & Dimas Uranga
Los Indios: Ricardo Mihanovich, Pedro Heguy, Catalina Tomasevich & Jerónimo Penna
Photograph: 14 teams from across the region came together for the VIII Copa Novillitos. By Matias Callêjo