Orchard, Black Watch Register Narrow Wins To Stay Undefeated In Ylvisaker
Cup Action Thursday At International Polo Club Palm Beach
Florida Black Watch and Crab Orchard posted one-goal victories
to remain undefeated and in first place in their divisions in 22-goal
Ylvisaker Cup polo action Thursday at International Polo Club Palm
Figueras scored in overtime to lift Black Watch over Brigadoon 10-9
and Crab Orchard scored the three unanswered goals, including the
game-winner by Julio Arellano, to rally past Texas Polo 11-10.
Watch (2-0) leads Division I and Crab Orchard (2-0) leads Division
Facundo Pieres and Ignacio Astrada each scored three goals to lead
Black Watch while patron Neil Hirsch added one goal. Tiger Kneece
led Brigadoon (1-1) with five goals while Adam Snow scored three
goals and Brian Prichard had one.
led Crab Orchard with seven goals, including five in the second
half, and Memo Gracida scored two goals. Francisco Lanusse led Texas
Polo (0-2) with four goals while Milo Fernandez-Araujo and Ruben
Sola scored three goals each.
other games, Mariano Aguerre scored nine goals to lead White Birch
over Old Pueblo 12-7; Agustin Merlos scored eight goals to pace
San Saba past Bendabout 15-11 and Alex Agote scored seven goals
to spark Pony Express over Catamount 10-8.
Ylvisaker Cup in named in honor of William T. Bill Ylvisaker,
a polo pioneer who founded Palm Beach Polo and Country Club in the
late 1970s and was elected into the Polo Hall of Fame in 1996. Ylvisaker
has won numerous major polo tournaments, including the prestigious
U.S. Open in 1972.
The polo matches are open to the public. Tickets for the Sunday
games at the International Polo Club Palm Beach are available at
the gate, beginning at $10 each. For information, call (561) 204-5687.
Polo Club Palm Beach is located at 3667 120th Avenue South in Wellington.
From I-95, take the Forest Hill Boulevard exit and go west approximately
12 miles. Turn left onto South Shore Boulevard and go two miles.
Turn left onto Pierson Road, travel about one mile and then make
a right onto 120th Avenue South. The club is on the right. From
Floridas Turnpike, take Exit 93 (Lake Worth Road) and go west
about six miles. Make a right onto 120th Avenue South. The club
is on the left.