Klentner Ranch defeated Farmers and Merchants Bank by 15 goals to 13 to win the Robert Skene Trophy at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, in California, on Sunday, July 18.
The final was a hard fought match, only decided in the last minutes of the game. Santiago Toccalino, who scored a total of thirteen goals, was named MVP. Machitos Rocco, ridden by Lucas Criado Jr. took BPP honors.
The Robert Skene Trophy saw six teams, up to 16 goals, compete.
Action continues in Santa Barbara with the Farmers and Merchants Bank Silver Cup.
ROBERT SKENE TROPHY – TEAMS:
Santa Clara: Francisco Escobar 0, Luis Escobar 5, Nicolas Escobar 5, Lucas Escobar 4. Total: 14. Substitute: Federico Escobar 1.
Farmers and Merchant Bank: Danny Walker 2, Lucas Criado Jr. 4, Matt Walker 3, Lucas Criado 7. Total: 16.
BenSoleimani.com: Ben Soleimani 0, Tomas Alberdi 4, Iñaki Laprida 7, Santiago Wulff 5. Total: 16
Klentner Ranch: Jesse Bray 6, Santiago Toccalino 8, Jake Klentner 1, Justin Klentner 1. Total: 16.
Lucchese: John Muse 0, Facundo Obregon 6, Jeff Hall 6, Keko Magrini 3. Total: 15.
Antelope: Grant Palmer 1, Santiago Trotz 4, Tomas Garcia Del Rio 8, Segundo Saravi 3. Total: 16.
ROBERT SKENE TROPHY – FIXTURE:
Friday, July 9:
Lucchese 14-8 Santa Clara
FMB 13-12 Antelope
Klentner Ranch 12-7 Bensoleimani.com
Sunday, July 11:
BenSoleimani.com 12-11 Antelope
Klentner Ranch 15-3 Santa Clara
FMB 18-13 Lucchese
Friday, July 16:
Klentner Ranch 15-9 FMB
BenSoleimani.com 11-9 Lucchese
Antelope 11-9 Santa Clara