Loudmouth claimed the USPA State of Florida Cup, the third and last stage of the Wellington Polo Tour, after defeating Tonkawa 11-9, in the final that took place on Saturday, April 9, at Valiente. The winners claimed the title following two impressive comebacks – they were trailing 4-7 by half time and were one goal behind halfway into the the last chukka.
The results mean that Andrrew Seibert’s team won a title in the first edition of the 2022 Wellington Polo Tour, alongside Palm Beach Equine, who won the Outback Invitational, and Patagones, who won the USPA Continental Cup.
Before the final, Hawaii Polo Life defeated Equuleus to win the Aloha Cup.
FINAL USPA STATE OF FLORIDA CUP: LOUDMOUTH 11-9 TONKAWA
LOUDMOUTH: Joseph Schwartz 0, Jason Wates 3, Lerín Zubiaurre 7, Kris Kampsen 6. Total: 16.
TONKAWA: Jeff Hildebrand 0, Matt Coppola 5, Ezequiel Martinez Ferrario 6, Nacho Badiola 5. Total: 16.
Score Loudmouth: 1-0, 2-4, 4-7, 7-7, 8-8, 11-9.
MVP: Lerín Zubiaurre.BPP: Ali, ridden by Ignacio Badiola.BPP by the Argentine Polo Pony Breeders Assn.: Ayuí Aventura (Ayuí Buena Vista x Don Urbano Malaquito). Player: Lerín Zubiaurre.
FINAL: Aloha Cup: Equuleus 14-17 Hawaii Polo Life
EQUULEUS: Martin Pepa 3, Magoo Laprida 8, Mariano González 5, Joe DiMenna 0. Total: 16.
HAWAII POLO LIFE: Jake Klentner 1, Segundo Saravi 4, Diego Cavanagh 9, Chris Dawson 0. Total: 15.