Three important high and medium goal tournaments came to an end on Sunday in the United States: the USPA Silver Cup (Aspen Valley Polo Club), the USPA America Cup (Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club) and The Denver Cup (Columbine Equestrian Center).
USPA SILVER CUP
Tonkawa led Casablanca from start-to-finish for an impressive 15-10 victory at Aspen Valley Polo Club. Tonkawa finished the six-team tournament undefeated at 5-0. Argentine 10-goaler Sapo Caset, who dominated the game, was unanimous choice for Most Valuable Player. Caset scored a game-high nine goals and was instrumental in his team’s successful run throughout the tournament with his horsemanship, speed and agility.
USPA SILVER CUP FINAL: TONKAWA 15-10 CASABLANCA
TONKAWA: Jeff Hildebrand A, Mason Wroe 4, Sapo Caset 10, Juan Martin Obregon 6. Total: 20.
CASABLANCA: Grant Ganzi 3, Juancito Bollini 4, Lucas Lalor 5, Nacho Novillo Astrada 8. Total: 20.
MVP: Sapo Caset.
USPA BPP: Pulga, played by Sapo Caset.
Aspen Valley Polo Club BPP of the Tournament: Lujan, played by Lucas Lalor.
APHA BPP: Orangina, played by Nacho Novillo Astrada.
USPA AMERICA CUP
This tournaments came to an end on Friday at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Seven 16-goal teams were in competition.
USPA AMERICA CUP FINAL: Farm and Merchant Bank 10-9 Klentner Ranch
Farmers and Merchant Bank: Danny Walker 2, Juan Monteverde 5, Lucas Escobar 1, Pipe Vercellino 6. Total: 14.
Klentner Ranch: Jesse Bray 6, Geronimo Obregon 5, Marcos Alberdi 4, Justin Klentner 1. Total: 16.
MVP: Juan Monteverde.
BPP: Brookshine, played by Pipe Vercellino.
THE DENVER CUP
Six 22-goal teams played the tournament, which came to an end on Sunday at Columbine Equestrian Center.
THE DENVER CUP FINAL: VALIENTE 13-11 SCONE
Valiente: Bob Jornayvaz 2, Manuel Calafell 6, Diego Cavanagh 9, Robert Zedda 4. Total: 21.
Scone: David Paradice 0, Juan Calafell 6, Pelon Stirling 10, Agustin Nero 6. Total: 22.
MVP: Manuel Calafell.
BPP: Dolfina Azafata, played by Diego Cavanagh.
PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Tininenko.