Isla Carroll, Catamount Register Wins In Hall Of Fame
Wednesday At International Polo Club Palm Beach
Florida Eight-goaler Pancho Bensadon converted a 30-yard
penalty shot with 38 seconds remaining to lift Isla Carroll over
C Spear 11-10 in a 22-goal Hall of Fame Cup polo match Wednesday
at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
other Hall of Fame Cup action, 10-goaler Mike Azzaro and 9-goaler
Carlos Gracida scored four goals each to lead Catamount over Black
Watch 9-8 and Everglades defeated Orchard Hill 6-3.
Carroll (3-1) and C Spear (0-4) took turns dominating play in the
second half. C Spear scored three unanswered goals in the fourth
chukker to forge a 7-7 tie. Isla Carroll responded with three consecutive
goals in the fifth chukker to take a 10-7 lead. In the sixth chukker,
C Spear scored three straight goals to tie the game at 10-10, the
fourth tie of the contest.
finished with a game-high eight goals to lead Isla Carroll while
Tomas del Rio scored two goals and Sugar Erskine had one goal. Patron
John Goodman did not score.
Spear patron Tommy Boyle scored a team-high four goals while Matias
Magrini added three goals, Paco de Narvaez had two goals and substitute
Toby Wayman had one goal.
Pieres scored four goals to lead Black Watch (0-3) while Nacho Novillo
Astrada added two goals and Nacho Figueras and patron Neil Hirsch
had one goal apiece. Patron Skeeter Johnston, Tomas Llorente and
Owen Rinehart scored two goals each to lead Everglades (2-1). Julio
Arellano scored all three goals for Orchard Hill (0-3).
teams entered the tournament. The Hall of Fame Cup final is Sunday,
February 29 at 3 p.m. at the International Polo Club Palm Beach
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 visit
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.