Dos Lunas La Hacienda and Marqués de Riscal secured their place in the championship match of the high goal Volvo Bronze Cup, following the two last league games played on Thursday at Santa María Polo Club. Therefore, the 50th Anniversary Torneo Internacional de Polo by La Reserva Club de Sotogrande have already the two first finals set, due on Friday and Saturday (Medium Goal and High Goal, respectively).
Dos Lunas La Hacienda and BP Polo opened fire on ground 2 at Santa Maria Polo Club. Both teams clashed with an opportunity to reach the final. Despite BP Polo seemed stronger in the first chukkas of play, Dos Lunas La Hacienda bounced back in the third chukka, and earned a four goal advantage which at the end of the day, led them to the victory.
Up next, ground 3 saw Marqués de Riscal 11-6 win over BN Polo, based on a solid and great team play that worked even better from the fourth chukka.
The 50th Anniversary Torneo Internacional de Polo by La Reserva Club de Sotogrande sees twelve teams, split into two categories, compete. The high goal is for 18-20 goal teams, while the medium goal is for 12-14 goal teams.
THE HIGH GOAL 50th ANNIVERSARY TORNEO INTERNACIONAL DE POLO BY LA RESERVA CLUB DE SOTOGRANDE, AND THE MEDIUM GOAL (SEMIFINALS AND FINAL), WILL BE STREAMED LIVE ON POLOLINE TV HERE.
DOS LUNAS LA HACIENDA 13-9 BP POLO
DOS LUNAS: Pascual Sainz de Vicuña 5, Luis Domecq 2, TBC, Martin Iturraspe 5. Total: 19.
BP POLO: Joevy Beh 3, Adolfo Cambiaso 10, Poroto Cambiaso 7, James Beh 0. Total: 20.
Umpires: Guillermo Villanueva y Federico Martelli.
Third Man: Esteban Ferrari.
Score Dos Lunas La Hacienda: (1-0) 2-4, 4-4, 9-5, 12-7, 13-8, 13-9.
MARQUES DE RISCAL 11-6 BN POLO
MARQUES DE RISCAL: Segundo Fernández Llorente 4 (2 goals), Santiago Cernadas 6 (3), Sapo Caset 9 (6), Luis Aznar 0. Total: 19.
BN Polo: Babar Nassem 0 (3 goals), Pelayo Berazadi 4 (1), Hilario Ulloa 10 (1), Gino Ringa 6 (1). Total: 20.
Umpires: Matías Baibiene y Daniel Boudou.
Third Man: Mariano Iturrioz.
Score Marques de Riscal: (1-0) 1-1, 2-4, 5-5, 7-5, 9-5, 11-6.
The 50 Anniversary Torneo Internacional de Polo by La Reserva Club de Sotogrande will continue as follows:
Friday July 30, 19:00hs., Santa María Polo Club, ground 3:
FINAL MEDIUM GOAL VOLVO BRONZE CUP: Cibao La Pampa vs Santa Quiteria
Saturday July 31, 19:00hs., de Santa María Polo Club, ground 3:
FINAL HIGH GOAL VOLVO BRONZE CUP: Dos Lunas La Hacienda vs Marques de Riscal
PHOTO CREDIT: MATÍAS CALLEJO.