Park Place and La Indiana claimed wins in the gamse played on Friday March 11, for the USPA Gold Cup, the second leg of The Gauntlet of Polo, that’s underway at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, in Wellington, Florida.
Park Place, with Josh Hyde subbing in for Andrey Borodin beat Tamera (who received one goal on handicap, and Cristian Laprida still fills in for Jejo Taranco) by a 13-10 score, following a very leveled contest that was decided in the last chukka with three consecutive goals produced by the recent winners of the CV Whitney Cup. In the follow-up, La Indiana (received one goal on handicap) claimed a 12-10 win over La Elina. La Indiana’s Lucas Criado Jr. was the top scorer of the day, with ten goals.
The USPA Gold Cup sees thirteen teams, up to 22 goals, compete. The final will be played on Sunday, March 27.
USPA GOLD CUP – FRIDAY MARCH 11
PARK PLACE 13-9 TAMERA
Park Place: Josh Hyde 1*, Juan Britos 9 (3 goals), Hilario Ulloa 10 (9), Cody Ellis 3 (1). Total: 23.
Tamera: Alejandro Poma 1 (1 goal), Segundo Saravi 4, Diego Cavanagh 9 (5). Cristian Laprida 8 (2)**. Total: 22.
*Subbed in for Andrey Borodin.
**Subbed in for Jejo Taranco.
Score Park Place: (0-1) 3-2, 4-3, 6-3, 9-5, 10-9, 13-10.
LA INDIANA 12-10 LA ELINA
La Indiana: Stewart Armstrong 3, Lucas Criado Jr. 5 (10 goals), Mariano Aguerre 7 (1), Jeff Hall 6. Total 21.
La Elina: Leo Mandelbaum 2 (1 goal), Nachi Viana 4, Sapo Caset 10 (7), Jared Zenni 6 (2) Total: 22.
Score La Indiana: (1-0) 2-4, 4-4, 7-6, 9-7, 10-10, 12-10.
Action at the USPA Gold Cup will resume on Sunday March 13, with the match between SD Farms and Old Hickory Bourbon, due at 3pm.