Valiente claimed its second World Polo League All Star Challenge title after defeating SD Farms 12-10 on Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club. The defending champions had the advantage for most of the game. Fourteen year old Poroto Cambiaso, the only player from last year’s winning team, has now won back-to-back tournament titles in the WPL.
In last year’s All Star Challenge, Valiente (Agustin Nero, Santi Torres, Pablo MacDonough, Poroto Cambiaso) defeated Colorado (Rob Jornayvaz, Juan Martin Zubia, Rodrigo Andrade, Jero del Carril) to claim the title.
ALL-STAR CHALLENGE FINAL: VALIENTE 12-10 SD FARMS
Valiente: Bob Jornayvaz 2, Poroto Cambiaso 4 (2 goals), Diego Cavanagh 9 (6), Adolfo Cambiaso 10 (4). Total: 25.
SD Farms: Sayyu Dantata 2, Santi Torres 7 (4 goals), Guillermo Terrera 8 (1), Juan Martin Zubia 8 (5). Total: 25.
Score Valiente: 3-1, 4-5, 7-5, 10-6, 12-9, 12-10.
MVP: Adolfo Cambiaso.
BPP of the final by the APHA: Bravita Solita, played by Poroto Cambiaso.
BPP of the tournament by the APHA: Dolfina Diosa Coronada, played by Adolfo Cambiaso.
BPP by the Argentine Breeders Association: Dolfina Diosa Coronada, played by Adolfo Cambiaso.
World Polo League BPP of the Final: V8 Mentolada, played by Juan Martin Zubía.
The World Polo League resumes on Friday with the Founders Cup. Final set for Sunday, March 1st.
FOUNDERS CUP – TEAMS:
Scone: David Paradice 0, Poroto Cambiaso 4, Diego Cavanagh 9, Adolfo Cambiaso 10.
J-5 La Dolfina Breeding: Gonzalo Ferrari 4, Isidro Strada 7, Jerónimo Del Carril 7, Robertito Zedda 5.
STM: Robert Strom 5, Pablo Spinacci 6, Corchito Zavaleta 7, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 8.
Valiente: Bob Jornayvaz 2, Gringo Colombres 8, Sebastian Merlos 9, Jejo Taranco 8.
Alegría: Henry Porter 3, Matias Magrini 7, Fred Mannix 7, Nachi du Plessis 8.
Amaala: Nacho Figueras 6, Agustín Merlos 7, Facundo Fernández Llorente 7, Juan Bollini 5.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek: Melissa Ganzi 0, Lucas James 8, Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8, Nic Roldan 8.
Richard Mille: Camilo Castagnola 7, TBA 2, Barto Castagnola 7, Pablo Mac Donough 10.
SD Farms: Sayyu Dantata 2, Santi Torres 7, Guillermo Terrera 8, Juan Martin Zubia 8.
Casablanca: Grant Ganzi 3, Rodrigo Andrade 8, Hilario Ulloa 10, Juancito Bollini 4.