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Argentine Open Championship: Day 8
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Argentine Open Championship: Day 8

First win for La Dolfina PR; Ellertsina to decide zone with Alegria

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017
The Argentine Triple Crown is close to its final stages, and some important things are taking shape regarding 2018. After Saturday and Sunday matches on field 2, Chapaleufu and La Esquina Los Machitos will have to play the qualification to have the chance to participate in next year´s Open. It was also the first victory of La Dolfina Polo Ranch, that showed an interesting play, next Sunday they will face Cria Yatay,  to secure its place in 2018 Triple Crown in case they win.

Next up, Ellerstina and Cria Yatay took the field. It was a good performance for the Pieres, with a very balanced first half where Cria Yatay showed a good defense. Second half was not so good for the young team that was facing a determined Ellerstina. This way, the men in black will decide the zone together with Alegria.

Saturday details were the following:

LA DOLFINA POLO RANCH 10-8 CHAPALEUFU
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: Diego Cavanagh 7 (3 penalties), Guillermo Terrera 8 (2, 1 penalty), Jejo Taranco 7 (3), Nachi du Plessis 8 (2). Total: 30.
Chapaleufú: Pepe Heguy 7, Ezequiel Martínez Ferrario 8, Julián de Lusarreta 7 (4), Ruso Heguy 8 (4, 3 penalty and 1 córner). Total: 30.
Score La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 6-3, 7-3, 7-4, 9-6, 10-8.

BPP Polo Argentino: Chapa Chispa. Played by Julián de Lusarreta.
Nominees AACCP: Dolfina Cora (played by Diego Cavanagh) & Open Militarista (played by Nachi Du Plessis).

Umpires: Daniel Boudou and Juan José Díaz Alberdi.  
Third man: Martín Pascual.

Statistics:

FAULTS: 
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 12. Chapaleufú: 11.
SHOTS ON GOAL:
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 6/13. Chapaleufú: 4/10.
THROW-INS:
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 10. Chapaleufú: 8.
CORNERS:
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 0. Chapaleufú: 1/1.
PENALTIES:
La Dolfina Polo Ranch: 4/4. Chapaleufú: 3/5.

ELLERSTINA 14-6 CRIA YATAY
Ellerstina: Polito Pieres 9 (5, 3 de penalties), Gonzalo Pieres 10 (3), Facundo Pieres 10 (4, 1 penalty), Nicolás Pieres 10 (2). Total: 39.
Cría Yatay: Lerín Zubiaurre 7, Magoo Laprida 8, Joaquín Pittaluga 8 (4, 3 penalties and 1 corner), Iñaki Laprida 8 (2). Total: 31.
Score Ellerstina: 2-0, 3-1, 5-2, 6-4, 7-4, 10-5, 11-5, 14-6.

BPP Polo Argentino: Open Candy Kiss. Played by Facundo Pieres.
Nominees by AACCP: Open Guillermina (played by Nicolás Pieres) and Dolfina Milagro (played by Lerín Zubiaurre).

Umpires: Esteban Ferrari y Gastón Dorignac (h).      
Third man: Marcelo López Vargas.

The Argentine Open Champinonship will resume on Saturday as follows:

2pm, field 2: La Albertina Abu Dhabi vs La Irenita	 
4:30pm, field 1: La Dolfina vs La Aguada Las Monjitas

Photo galleries:
La Dolfina Polo Ranch vs Chapaleufu
Ellerstina vs Cría Yatay

BY ESPN:
LA DOLFINA POLO RANCH 10-8 CHAPALEUFU


ELLERSTINA 14-6 CRIA YATAY