Defeats Black Watch 7-6 Monday At International Polo Club Palm Beach
Florida Everglades was held scoreless over the final two
chukkers but held on to defeat Black Watch 7-6 in a 22-goal Ylvisaker
Cup polo match Monday at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
the loss, Black Watch clinched a spot in Thursdays semifinals
against San Saba. Catamount plays Crab Orchard in the other semifinal.
Game times are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Rinehart and Tomas Llorente led Everglades with three goals apiece
while Skeeter Johnston scored one goal.
Pieres and Nacho Figueres scored two goals each to lead Black Watch
while Neil Hirsch and Nachi Astrada scored one goal apiece.
another first-round round-robin game, 10-goaler Mariano Aguerre
scored six goals to lead White Birch over Texas Polo 10-8. Trailing
8-6 heading into the final chukker, Aguerre scored three unanswered
goals to give White Birch the lead at 9-6. Todd Offen added a late
goal for the final margin. Milo Araujo led Texas Polo with five
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,
who has been involved in polo for some 50 years, has won numerous
major polo tournaments, including the prestigious U.S. Open in 1972.
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 or go
on the club website at www.internationalpoloclub.com.
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.