La Natividad and La Varzea La Suerte qualified for the final of the Argentine Junior Championship following their respective semifinal wins on Thursday, October 14, at the Argentine Association of Polo, in Pilar. La Natividad claimed a heavy 16-5 win over Indios Chapaleufu II, while La Varzea La Suerte defeated Cria Yatay 15-11. The tournament, for players up to 21-years-old, sees five teams, up to 33 goals, compete in its Open category.
The final is set to be played on Monday, October 18, at 4pm, in Pilar.
ARGENTINE JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP – SEMIFINALS, THURSDAY OCTOBER 14:
LA NATIVIDAD 16-5 INDIOS CHAPALEUFU II
La Natividad: Camilo Castagnola 9, Rufino Bensadón 7, Adolfo Cambiaso Jr. 8, Bartolomé Castagnola Jr. 9. Total: 33.
Indios Chapaleufú II: José Riglos (n) 4, Antonio Heguy 4, Silvestre Heguy 3, Cruz Heguy 5. Total: 16.
LA VARZEA LA SUERTE 15-11 CRIA YATAY
La Varzea La Suerte: Bautista García 5, Ignacio Arbelbide 5 (received a yellow card), Lucas Criado Jr. 4, Teodoro Lacau 5. Total: 19.
Cría Yatay: Mackenzie Weisz 4, Benjamín Panelo 6 (received a yellow card), Tomás Panelo 6 (received a yellow card), Hilario Figueras 6. Total: 22.
Coronel Suárez (Marcos Harriott 5, Segundo Amadori 4, Ricardo Garrós Jr. 5, Jacinto Amadori 5. Total: 19) is the remaining team in the tournament.
JUNIORS CHAMPIONSHIP WITH HANDICAP
Being played alongside the Juniors Open is the Juniors Championship with Handicap. The tournament sees seven teams, up to 18 goals, compete. The tournament, also for under 21’s kicked off today. The semifinals are scheduled for October 16 and 18. The date of the final is yet to be announced by the AAP.
CHAPALEUFÚ THAI POLO: JAVIER GUEREERO 5, NICOLAS DIAZ ALBERDI 4, BAUTISTA RIGLOS 5, NED HINE 3.
DON ERCOLE: KRISTOS MAGRINI 2, JUAN GUERRERO 2, MILO DORIGNAC 3, SANTOS MERLOS 3.
BETANIA: JUSTO CALAFELL 3, LEON SCHWENCKE LARRAIN 2, BARTOLOME FERMIN BAYUGAR 2, SEGUNDO SARAVI CISNEROS 4.
VELAY: FELIPE MIGUENS CASADO 6, SANTIAGO LLAVALLOL 4, AGUSTIN BOTTARO 4, FAUSTO TRINO RUANO 4.
CAPILLA DEL SEÑOR / SANTA AGUEDA: F. BENJAMIN BARGALLO 3, SEGUNDO MARIANO DARRITCHON 3, ENRIQUE MARTIN 3, FELIPE BARGALLO 3.
LA IRENITA: FEDERICO PANZILLO 5, TOMAS DELFINO 2, JUAN CRUZ GALLEGOS 3, MATIAS MAC DONOUGH 3.
LA MADRUGADA: FLORENCIO CURTI 4, JUAN JOSE BOUQUET 6, LUCIO GALLEGOS 2, JUAN PEDRO GUZMAN 3.