Ayala defeated Rhone Hill 14-10 and captured the Joseph McMicking Cup, following the final that took place at Ayala Polo Club, in Sotogrande. Ayala sealed the deal in an extraordinary fourth chukka, by outscoring their contenders 5-2. In other finals, Takito Polo Mallets and Dusseldorf claimed the Takito Polo Mallets Cup and El Almacén del Puerto Cup. The tournament saw six teams up to 8 goals, compete.
The summary of the last day of the Joseph McMicking Cup is the following:
FINAL JOSEPH MCMICKING CUP: AYALA 14-10 RHONE HILL
AYALA: Fausto Otharan -1, Carlos Micheo 1, Jesus Cobino 2, Benjamin Panelo 6. Total: 8.
RHONE HILL: Charles Heffron 0, Patrick Heffron 0, Segundo Fernandez Llorente 4, Gonzalo Lopez Vargas 4. Total: 8.
Score Ayala: 3-3, 6-6, 9-8, 14-10.
BPP: Menta, jugada por Benjamin Panelo.
MVP: Benjamin Panelo.
Fair Play: Charles Heffron.
FINAL TAKITO POLO MALLETS CUP: LOS SCHATZIES 7-5 EQUA
EQUA: Pedro Espona 0, Jorge Birkner 3, Benjamin Araya (h) 5, Sergio Pérez 0. Total: 8.
LOS SCHATZIES: Jella Herzer 0, Maximiliano Ladino 0, Ignacio Garrahan 3, Martin Iturraspe 5. Total: 8.
FINAL EL ALMACÉN DEL PUERTO CUP: DUSSELDORF 8-6.5 EAST POLO TEAM
DUSSELDORF: Dirk Baumgartner 0, Kaveh Atrak 0, Mario Gomez 3, Gerardo Mazzini 5. Total: 8.
EAST POLO TEAM: Sina Albrecht -1, Andreas Kelnberger -1, Juan Pedro Girou 3, Patricio Neves 5. Total: 7.
The 2022 season in Sotogrande, hosted by Ayala Polo Club, will resume with the Open de España that will run through June 16-26, and will see fourteen teams split in two levels: 14-goal and 8-goal.