Park Place claimed the High Goal Terralpa Silver Cup, following a thrilling final played on Saturday August 12, on Los Pinos ground 3, Sotogrande. The title was decided in extra chukka, when Hilario Ulloa produced the winning goal to secure the 13-12 victory over San Luis. The contest was very balanced, with both teams exchanging the leadership, until it reached extra time. That’s when Park Place’s number 4 player converted a penalty from the spot, which gave them their first ever title in Sotogrande, and in their debut the International Polo Tournament Andalucía.
Meanwhile, the low goal title went to Aguilas, who defeated Essso 8-7, in the final playd on Los Pinos ground 4.
Following the finals, Paola Zobel presented the trophy to the high goal winners, and Terralpa’s Marcos Nuñez, awarded the low goal champions.
Up-to-date, the winners of the 52nd. Internationa Polo Tournament Andalucia are the following:
MARINE & ENERGY BRONZE CUP
HIGH GOAL: Sainte Mesme
MEDIUM GOAL: Amanara
LOW GOAL: Cotton House
TERRALPA SILVER CUP
HIGH GOAL: Park Place
MEDIUM GOAL: Almasanta
LOW GOAL: Águilas
Terralpa Silver Cup, Saturday August 12:
FINAL TERRALPA SILVER CUP: PARK PLACE 13-12 SAN LUIS
PARK PLACE: Varvara Borodina 0, Antonio Heguy 5 (1 goal), Juan Britos 8 (4), Hilario Ulloa 9 (8). Total: 22.
SAN LUIS: Luis Aznar 0, Lukin Monteverde 6 (3 goals), Guillermo Caset 9 (8), Santiago Cernadas 7 (1). Total: 22.
Umpires: Gastón Lucero & Matías Baibiene. Third man: Peter Wright.
Score Park Place: 3-4, 4-4, 5-5, 7-6, 8-10, 12-12, 13-12.
MVP: Hilario Ulloa, presented by Rafael Guerrero Garrido, COVAP Commercial Director.
Best Polo Argentino Bred, Presented by the Argentine Polo Pony Breeders Assn.: Irenita Antonia. Player: Hilario Ulloa.
BPP: JB Bleach. Player: Guillermo Caset. Presented by María Cruz Conde.
Fair Play Award: Luis Aznar. Presented by Juan Carlos Ruiz Boix, Mayor of San Roque.
FINAL COPA DE PLATA TERRALPA: ÁGUILAS 8-7 ESSSO
ÁGUILAS: Hannah Buchan -1, Bau Buchan 0, Segundo Fernández Llorente 4, Ezequiel Zubiaurre 5. Total: 8.
ESSSO: Ian Gallienne 0, Cristian Bernal 4, Javier Guerrero 5, Elliot Gallienne -1. Total: 8.
Umpires: Martín Goti & Guillermo Villanueva. Third man: José Ignacio Araya.
Score Aguilas: 1-1, 3-2, 6-4, 7-6, 8-7.
MVP: Segundo Fernández Llorente. Presented by Terralpa’s Marcos Nuñez.
BPP: Alazanas Imperial. Player: Javier Guerrero. Presented by María Cruz Conde.
Fair Play Award: Hannah Buchan. Presented by Terralpa’s Marcos Nuñez.
FINALLA RESERVA CUP: POLOTHANDA 14-5.5 LA CAPILLA / STRABROCK
POLOTHANDA: María Curtichs -1, Álvaro Álvarez 1, Estanislao Grahn 3, Tomas Iriarte 4. Total: 8.
LA CAPILLA / STRABROCK: Kevin Korst 1, Pedro Beca 2, Juan Carlos Gavira 1, Gaetan Charloux 2. Total: 6.
The 52nd. International Polo Tournament Andalucía will resume on Monday August 14, with the Electrolit Gold Cup. The finals are due to be played through Friday August 25 and Saturday August 26.